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About atruerarity

Parents of two girls. Bringing home one boy. One boy with Jesus. Loving one other little boy and fundraising to help him go home to a family.

In Which I Acknowledge My Hard Work

Okay, I have four kids. That’s more than average, but it’s not big in the part of town I live in. We’re about to add number five. That’s a bigger family and puts our family squarely in a different family … Continue reading

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In Which I Don’t Fail a Challenge

You won’t be surprised that since my diagnosis of anxiety and depression some years ago (four?) that I’ve been making pointed efforts towards improving my physical and mental health. I started with medication and therapy and then followed that upswing … Continue reading

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July in a flash!

June went by like mad and July in a flash. I cannot believe we are only weeks from a new school year now. July was full of 80 degree dasys with 50-60 degree nights… so pleasant and good for play. … Continue reading

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June in a flash

June went by like mad. I’m not sure what that means, but it’s what happened! First – an adoption update. Daniel’s paperwork collected a few necessary pieces from immigration and the US embassy. All of that together was submitted on … Continue reading

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2017-2018 Homeschool Year

2015-2016 School Plan 2016-2017 School plan I realize this plan is both ambitious and optimistic considering we are going to have more medical appointments and a traumatized child living with us. I think of it as a target to aim … Continue reading

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