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A Slice of Mudpie · 3d ago

All At Once

Months.  This has been in the work for months.  I knew little one would be moving to his adoptive home.  Every day, I expected the case worker to tell me “this is the week”.  But days went b...
A Slice of Mudpie · 2W ago

Fall Shopping Time

This past weekend, HJ and I pulled out all our fall decorations and “fall-ified” our house.  Personally, I am a summer girl, but I still love decorating for fall…because it reminds me I almo...
A Slice of Mudpie · 3W ago

Mom for This Moment

There’s this boy who has my heart.  He calls me his mommy.  While I might be his mom for this moment, I am not his forever mom. A few months ago I made a decision.  It was hard and heartbrea...
A Slice of Mudpie · 1M ago

Little One’s Room

Little one’s room was pretty easy to get together (no painting required).  It was already painted a tan color (like at our old house), and has pretty wood floors. This is actually my favorit...
A Slice of Mudpie · 1M ago

First day of School

HJ started 2nd grade today.  He is at a new school, and asked me to walk him to class.  On our way to school, he told me he probably won’t talk to anyone since he doesn’t know anyone.  Then,...
A Slice of Mudpie · 1M ago

Learning Life Lessons

Recently, my household was blessed with the opportunity to have a new little baby stay with us for a few days (more on that when I stop crying over it). When I first carried the babes into t...
A Slice of Mudpie · 1M ago

To My Son

Oh my little one, you are about to start 2nd grade.  Second grade at a new school.  I know how excited you are, you’ve been anxiously waiting for this day to come.  I want this to be the bes...
A Slice of Mudpie · 2M ago

Older Than Cell Phones

HJ and I went on a long bike ride the other day.  While on the ride, HJ innocently asked me, “Were bikes invented when you were a kid?”. I laughed, and said, “Of course!  They were even arou...
A Slice of Mudpie · 2M ago

Master Bedroom

The Master Bedroom didn’t require much work on my end (yeah!).  It was painted a grey color, that I kept.  The major change in here is the carpet.  When we moved in, the carpet was a deep ma...
A Slice of Mudpie · 2M ago

HJ’s Room

HJ’s room was originally supposed to be one of the hard wood floored rooms.  It is small, but has lots of windows, and so much light.  But, when he realized it wasn’t the biggest, he said no...