Tag Archives: Family

Home Alone and The 5 Stages

December 5, 2013

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home alone

So, for the first time in months since we left NC, I have been home alone. My daughter has been visiting with friends again and catching up on old times. Even though I miss her, it’s nice to have our own down time as well. The first couple of days were a lot of fun. […]

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Grateful Living this Thanksgiving

November 28, 2013

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happy thanksgiving

I am more than grateful for the people in life who I will always call my family, even though they are not blood. I am grateful for our time, our stories, the laughter and the tears… I am extremely grateful for the genuine souls we get to share our hearts and lives with. I am […]

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Happy Mother’s Day

May 13, 2012

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Happy Mother's Day!

…to all the beautiful and loving women out there who are mothers… and to those who play that special role in the lives of us who may not have a relationship with our own biological mom, thank you for accepting us and showing us what being a mom looks like… to those incredible women who […]

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And Yet, I Love

February 18, 2012

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Insecure… as a little girl. I love mommy and daddy, I silently cry As I shake and tremble throughout the night Always praying they will hold me tight. Naked images all around Sex in my home is something foul It makes a grown man big and proud To use his women and throw them around. […]

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Molested

November 22, 2011

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molested

Estimated read time: 15 minutes (based upon true events)    Molested Part 1 “They are such a nice foster family, Jess, and they’re excited you’re coming,” my social worker tries to reassure me. “They live on the lake and go fishing off their dock most evenings, and I just know how much you’ll love that!” […]

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Someones Child

November 21, 2011

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Someones Child

My name is Jenny I’m only four I cannot smile My eyes are sore. You’ll never know How much I cry So many beatings I wonder why. I can’t make mistakes This I have learned Or I am punished With 3rd degree burns. I must never be bad Or I’ll go hungry I must be […]

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