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Indiana, United States
I'm a mother of five of my own children, very blessed adoptive mommy to one, step mother to three! Married to a wonderful man who forgives ALOT! Grammy to 6!I also have the best "kids in law" that I could have! I am blessed to be able to baby sit for our grandchildren a few days a week. I am blessed to be able to NOW stay home full time to take care of our home, children, and grandchildren!!

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Yesterday I got a nice note via facebook from a new friend I have recently made. She is a sweet lady, bubbly and energetic.
She asked me to have coffee with her because she needed a friend to talk to. I'd love to meet with her but at this point, I feel so discouraged that I just don't know what good I can do for her.

Raising a step family as well as your own can just be so hard. HARD HARD HARD.
It is so easy to give in to doubts and thought such as, "Was this a mistake?" "Should we have tried this?"

This is NOT the Brady Bunch. I DO NOT look like Florence Henderson and I don't have a live in maid.

Sometimes I just don't feel strong enough to do this. I really need that live in maid.


  1. Hi Beth,
    Thanks for joining my blog. I'm new at this and really appreciate the encouragement. My name is Marcia, so I've always grown up with that Brady Bunch mentality, but I don't believe anyone has that life. I'd sure like to have Alice around here full time too!

  2. Oh, Beth, I know what days like those feel like - not because I'm part of a blended family, but because I struggle with other parts of life - and I'm going to start praying specifically for your family dynamics. Keep loving. Keep trusting. Keep going. God can do it.