Yukon Tactical: Awesome Gear for Wheelchair Users


A few weeks ago, we loaded up the car for my family’s annual reunion at one of my favorite amusement parks in PA. The grove offers free parking, free pavilion rentals, and no entrance fee. Plus, you’re five feet away from roller coasters when you’ve had enough of your relatives. I’ve been to the park countless…

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Swim Gear Essentials for the “Big Kid” Pool


This post contains my affiliate link Last weekend, Hayla had her first experience with a “big kid” pool when we were invited to a friend’s cookout. With towel in hand and donning her favorite pink bikini, she happily raced Josh to the backyard to an 18″, 5 foot deep, above ground pool. And that’s pretty…

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Sexuality and the Two Straight Mommies


Last weekend, Birth Mom and I took Hayla to a local street fair so the two of them could spend time together. There had only been two other meetings since Hayla moved in; both previous visits ended in meltdowns of epic proportion. Naturally, because of this, my guard was on high alert and in between…

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Nesting, Adjusting, and Blossoming


I can’t believe it’s been a month and a half since I posted . . . how much of a jerk am I that I announce a foster daughter and then fall off the face of the Earth with no other updates? Truth is, the joke that Josh and I have made about going “from…

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My life has never been the stereotype for normalcy. Teenagers don’t normally become home owners because their parent dies unexpectedly. 22-year-old girls aren’t normally fighting to walk down the aisle instead of using a wheelchair. Normally, relationships don’t start when you’re married to someone else. The only thing I ever really did in the quote-unquote “right”…

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Puppy Nutrition Made Easy with Purina® Pro Plan®


This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ProPlanPet #CollectiveBias I’ve noticed lately that there is an insane amount of commercials for dog food lately, mostly concerning the quality of ingredients and nutritional value of one brand over another. Seriously? I love my furbabies but I…

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