Meet Elijah!

My baby turned 7 last week.  I can hardly believe that this sweet baby is now in First Grade! Elijah Graeme was born on September 22, 2008 in Doha, Qatar.  His birth story is interesting…. (who’s isn’t though?)  He is my 3rd baby born in Qatar, and my 7th child.  My first baby born in Qatar was my 5th child.  She was born at a private hospital and it was not an experience I wanted to repeat.  So when I found out I was pregnant AGAIN I was determined to have a different  experience.  After a lot of thought and […]

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Can we Talk about dad’s?

  What exactly defines a father?  This question has many answers, and it truly depends on the person.  With our family having so many different people that fill many different roles, we don’t really like labels.  A lot of titles come with a negative connotation… (think Cinderella!)  We want our kids to know that it doesn’t really matter what the “biological”connection is.  What is REALLY important is how you feel about someone… and how they make you feel!  Our kids are fortunate to have so many adults that love them.  Not very long ago I was a single mom with […]

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Meet Gabe!

On September 12, 1999 in Weiden, Germany Gabe was born!  This year he turned 16 years old! Gabe has always been very sensitive and loving.  From day 1 he always made his needs known 🙂  One of the things Gabe wanted to accomplish by his 16th birthday is to get a job.  He interviewed with Chateau de Fleur and had a second interview scheduled for the day before his birthday… and guess what? HE GOT HIRED!!  What an exciting way to kick off his 16th birthday weekend! The question still remained…How do you celebrate a boy’s Sweet 16 birthday?  We […]

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