I have been silent a good while now I realize. This time of year I hang my clothes to dry as often as possible/it saves on electricity- and I enjoy being outside while completing one of my daily chores. This morning I was hesitant to hang them out as the sky is overcast and it […]Read More Hanging Out Clothes Before the Storm
We are a brand new foster family and accepted our first foster kiddo for a 24 hour stay. She was coming out of a very scary situation. (For her and us.) Due to privacy and my own respect for her story I will not be listing many details, just my own perceptions and feelings, and […]Read More Failing a Damaged Cub; Our first foster
In my Lionesses Den, my little ones start martial arts training when they start kindergarten. My oldest two daughters currently train with their instructor twice a week for two hours, and an hour a day at home the rest of the week. I want to raise my girls to be fiercely independent and strong. I […]Read More Fighting is Compulsory in The Lion’s Den
Currently in my home state of Kansas there are 5,000 children in foster care. Currently in my home state of Kansas there are just under 900 children in need of adoptive homes. Let that sink in as you go about your life blind to what foster kids are going through and in need of. I […]Read More Who Is Responsible ?
Y’all I have been walking this path of life with blind faith lately. In the last few months I have had every emotion possible. The three little people in the picture above are my beautiful girls whom we will call Boo, Owl, and Bunny., and I know as hard as this path I’m on can […]Read More Walking This Path, Potholes, cliffs, deep water included
I’ve always wanted to save the world. It’s just in my nature. It’s why as a child I drug home every stray animal I could find. It’s why I have always tried to be kind to everyone (ok, almost everyone, there are those that just need to be eaten by a lion). And it’s why […]Read More Welcome To My Crazy, Nurturing another Lionesse’s Cubs…
Today I feel as if I’m struggling with a bit of confusion. Several months ago my husband and I were approached asking if we would be interested in fostering and possibly adopting two young children. (We also have three young children of our own). We were open to the possibility but it did not end […]Read More Faith in the Future