It’s not every day that you get an invitation to attend your birth-daughter’s high school graduation. But that is exactly what’s happened! I’m beyond excited and honored to celebrate Deanna’s graduation this weekend. This means my husband and I will be taking all three youngsters (7, 5, 2) on an airplane from Raleigh to Tampa.Read the Post
5 things to consider before hosting an au pair
The decision to become an au pair host family should not be taken lightly. My family recently embarked on this process when my youngest essentially got kicked out of daycare because he had mastered the art of escaping the classroom. At the same time, I was considering a new job opportunity that would require meRead the Post
Full circle open adoption realizations
I’ve been thinking about our open adoption more than usual lately. (When you’re a birthmom, you never really stop thinking about your experience and what you’ve been through and your child, but there are times when it’s more top-of-mind than others). As I was driving home from work a few weeks ago in the rushRead the Post
My kid got kicked out of daycare and now we have an au pair.
I wish I could think of a more creative title for this post. But I’m all for cutting to the chase. A few months ago, I got a call from my kids’ daycare. I was expecting it to be about my 5-year-old daughter, Hadley, who was a few months away from starting kindergarten and didn’tRead the Post
Hi! I’m Amy. I am a wife to Aaron, mother to Teague (7), Hadley (5) and Lawson (2), birthmother to Deanna (17), follower of Jesus, and lover of watermelon and crab legs. I come across as serious and reserved, but those close to me know that I am quite silly and don’t take myself tooRead the Post