This is yet another in series of humorous and odd conversations with my daughter during our nightly bath time. Well at least the nights when I don’t come up with an excuse to avoid slipping on my swim trunks and getting in the tub. (more…)
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Tags: children, fatherhood, funny story, humor, kids, laugh, life, Me, parenthood
Tags: birds and bees talk, embarrassed, family, hilarious, humor, humorous, joke, story
The events in this post take place around 7 p.m.- bath time in our home. I am sitting in the tub in my swim trunks (since my daughter demands I get in the tub too) surrounded by ponies, McDonald’s Kid’s Meal transformers, and various girly things. I am attempting to give my daughter a bath, which is surprisingly hard to do when we occupy the same small tub.
My Daughter: Daddy, can I wash your knees?
My Daughter: Daddy, can I wash your back?
My Daughter: Daddy, can I wash your bagina? (more…)
Tags: adoption, charity, fitness, fitness journal, money, morals, sex, sexercise, Weight loss
Well there is lots of stuff to catch up on so maybe I should say something like, “Coming this Week”
First I have to “dance with the one that brung me” and get back to some good old fashioned weight loss blogging. I have gotten a bit off track and forgotten my Excel spread sheets for the last few days. Well, I plan on bringing them back. I am also putting together a new post on sex and exercise (related to the VERY popular sexercise post– now viewed over 4,200 times) that will come with an interesting challenge. (more…)
Tags: adoption, blessings, challenge, child, costs, faith, financial, money, needs, prayer
Although most of the big ticket items of the adoption process are being paid for by L.F.S. and grants from the state, we are still facing a significant amount of costs for various and sundry things ranging from a fire inspection to medical exams. After you read through this list, I ask that you please add the prayer requests (listed at the conclusion of this post) to your prayers for the next several days. (more…)
Tags: adoption, family, introduction book, photos, Pictures
Well here is the first (and quite incomplete) version of our introduction book. Tell me what you think. Anything we should take out? Add in? Anything you particularly like or dislike? Drop a comment and let me know. And since I can’t resize this, just click on the link to see the whole 14 or so slide presentation.
Tags: adoption, family, home, photos, Pictures, scrapbooking
Well the spare room is almost completely painted- the doors need a third coat of paint. With that done we can start putting together our introduction book. What is an introduction book you might ask? Well even if you didn’t you are about to find out. The Introduction book is a scrapbook that showcases your family (immediate and extended), home, and neighborhood to both social workers and potential adoptive children. It provides them a way to get to know you and your family during the initial stages of the adoption process AND it can assist social workers as they decide whether a child is a good fit for your home and family. Moreover, it is a great way to get family involved in the adoption process (parents, grandparents, uncles, cousins, etc.). The prospective table of contents for our Introduction book looks something like this (more…)