While everyone’s story is different, my purpose behind sharing this blog is two fold; To provide some insight into how the foster care and adoption experience can impact and shape one’s life and perhaps demystify a few things. and 2.
My 3 Keys to Maintaining Perspective – My Daily Contributions – Constant Reflection – Influencing Others My Daily Contributions My Work Some people think I work too much and don’t let my hair down enough. I know its rare but I actually like to work! Granted, I haven’t been thrilled with every assignment but that’s […]
Remember January 1st 2020? Similar to most January’s - people were off living their best life- hitting the gym to cement those New Years resolutions, checking out Dave Ramsey’s content around financial freedom, napping, cooking good luck meals such as black eyed peas and removing the final Holiday decorations from doors, windows and fireplaces.
It's been communicated that my biological mother named me, Monica Marie Garnett. I love being named Monica. It's not terribly common, I adore how it sounds, and there's only one way to spell it. Inserting a "k" rather than a "c" is just wrong. : )
When I was a little girl I prayed daily that one day I would meet my biological family. It happened. I also prayed for a certain career path, that I would buy/own a home and that I would finish college. It all happened.
My adoptive father didn’t talk much and when he did, it wasn’t conversational. The phrases were typically six words or less: “Let’s go,” “Why is the garage door up,” or “ok.” During family dinners no one spoke. The silence was stifling.
March 31, 2017 Children in foster care: In its last governing act of the night, the Senate voted to send a bill back to committee that would have updated the state’s adoption laws for the first time in a generation.