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First, this post is all about Z. If you hadn't guessed. Second, this post is all about hitting the "snooze" button. Because basically, that's exactly what has happened with Z's case, as I found out at today's social worker visit. For those of you who follow me on Facebook, you probably saw that my mom

The day I was reported to CPS

Tonight I want to write about the hard things in foster care. And not the big hard things. The not-so-big ones. Or maybe, the not-so-big, but could turn really-really-big, but you don't know for sure so it's crazy stressful. Yeah, that one. Z fell Wednesday afternoon at the allergists' office.  He doesn't like doctor's appointments,

Big feelings

Big feelings Did you know that I used to think those two words, when put together, meant that there was something wrong with me? A Facebook friend who is so positive all the time -- praying for everyone and being a light -- felt God calling her to admit her secret: her health was majorly

To Sam & Nia: On miscarrying and grieving in the public eye from someone who knows

Photo Credit: Sam & Nia/YouTube Dear Nia and Sam, When your first video went viral, I couldn't watch it. I didn't want to watch it. I thought it was sweet, and maybe interesting (how did he get your pee??), but something held me back. You see, I've had 4 miscarriages. (Well, one was ectopic. But

my friend’s baby died yesterday…. Please pray

My friend Kristina reached out to me several months ago. I had posted a video on Facebook about a couple as the endured the death of their Trisomy 13 baby. She messaged me to let me know her baby was recently diagnosed with Trisomy 13 in utero, and would not be expected to live.Through the