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M is for Michelle….

I am thirty-six years old and originally from Chicago. I currently reside in Wisconsin with her two children, ages twelve and sixteen years old and husband of almost two years. I am also a birth mother of one sweet boy who just turned three years old in August of this year.   In 2014, at the age of thirty-three, I found herself pregnant from an abusive boyfriend… Continue reading M is for Michelle….

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D is for Decision…..

I had 3 choices to choose from each to be weighed, each to soul search, each to consider and each to love. My parents came to stay with me when Bryan went to jail because even though I had a restraining order, I was scared, my kids were scared and I needed my mommy and… Continue reading D is for Decision…..

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C is for Chloe….

     Chloe is a convert of St. Paul., which means "blooming" or "young green shoot."  Chloe is blooming into an amazing young woman.  She was about to turn nine years old when I started my adoption plan and today is 12 years old.  Just like Austin, I have put her through more life events… Continue reading C is for Chloe….

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Silence Has Been A Gift

I have been silent as I have been unmotivated to write and wanted to focus on myself, my kids, my husband and my professional career.  My silence has been a gift and has helped me refocus on what is important. While I been silent, I was still living a busy yet rewarding last few months.… Continue reading Silence Has Been A Gift

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Twist and Turns—The Epic Ending

The Epic Ending      In August of 2016 I graduated with my degree in Business Management.  I achieved this while being a single mom, working full time and healing from my past.  The day I finally received my ending GPA, I might have gloated a little on Facebook. I was proud of what I just… Continue reading Twist and Turns—The Epic Ending