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  Let’s talk. Eleven weeks from now, give or take, and God willing, we will welcome our fourth/second/eighth little one into the Family Daniels. I have not written in quite some time but I wondered if it might be helpful

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The System

Listen. I’m not going to set up camp here. Build a house. Plant a garden. But today I am just gonna sit for a minute, in the uck. In the grumps. I’m feeling it, a little bit. We’re almost to

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The Pause

Two and a half weeks ago I broke one of my own rules and posted a sort of cryptic post on FB… I’m not proud but hey. It’s the world we live in. We hit a snag. A hiccup, let’s

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The Going & the Staying 

Tomorrow he leaves for preschool – two years ago tomorrow he came.  Little man’s school starts tomorrow after being home all summer with me. This past few months is actually the first time he has NOT been in school at

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Third and fourth foster/adopt training classes today. 3 – Communication (with kids and with other workers), and then 4 – Grief and Loss. Just a little snapshot for you: We were in the Grief/Loss portion of the day, talking about

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Breaking it in

I studied abroad in Spain for a semester in college. I can remember reaching a point partway through the semester when I had made some Spanish friends and I remember thinking one time that I felt like I was around

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Well, we have not floated away yet, so that’s good. My child is doing pretty ok as we have found plenty of indoor play places and stuff to do just getting situated. My poor dog, however, has no such luxury.

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