Celebrating Every Day


We’ve had a hard couple of weeks here. Really hard. It has shaken us to the very core. We’re trying to handle our own grieving and to support each other. My adult kids have been amazing. Really amazing. All of them. I’ve also had an awful lot of support from friends. 8 minutes to talk,[…]

Friends and Brothers

These boys grew up together. Stefko was adopted by a wonderful woman shortly after Nick and Olivia came home. They hadn’t seen each other in person in four years. Nick and Vasko have been in contact online for the past year. It can be hard to have a proper chat by message, especially with time[…]

Turning Point

Four years.  It has been four years since a judge in Bulgaria declared that Nicholas and Olivia were ours forever.  The Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows.  Prophetically appropriate.  And from that day, 15 September has been a cause for quiet, private contemplation.  It has been a source of trauma and grief.  It has not[…]

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