Sunday Gratitude 5.18.14

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I have a ridiculous number  of things to be thankful for today.

giving thanks #1321 – 1330

our five graduates: Caleb (our nephew), Andrew, Katie, Noah, and Samuel

two sets of grandparents here to celebrate

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my sister and her family

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Andrew’s family here for a week of celebrating and visiting

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Russ and Samuel – I’m so proud of my men

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faculty who have added so much to the lives of my children

not much sleep, but lots of coffee

Ladybug, who didn’t PR at the state meet, but sent me a text saying, “…I’m having a great time, and at least I got a sweatshirt!”

Gretchen and Scott who took my kids hiking

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and their very sweet baby – we’re all crazy about him

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Have a wonderful Sunday, friends.

Lisa

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Let me introduce myself. Russ and I are the parents of twelve children by birth and adoption, and sometimes more through foster care. I'm the creator of One Thankful Mom which has been as much of a gift to me as to my readers. In 2011 I became a TBRI® Pracitioner* and have lived and breathed connected parenting ever since. I'm deeply honored to be the co-author, together with the late Dr. Karyn Purvis, of The Connected Parent; it is her final written work. I love speaking at events for adoptive and foster parents. I'm also the co-founder of The Adoption Connection, a podcast and resource site for adoptive moms. I mentor and encourage adoptive moms so you can find courage and hope in your journeys of loving your children well.

0 Comments

  1. Emily
    May 18, 2014

    This is such a happy post 🙂

    Reply
  2. JeffCindy Blair
    May 19, 2014

    This is great! Can you message me about how as a large family you can make college costs work?
    Thanks

    Reply
    1. Lisa Qualls
      May 19, 2014

      Maybe I should write a post on that topic this week. Thanks for the suggestion. I'm happy to answer any questions too.

      Reply

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