I cannot believe it has been five months since I have last written with an update. But then again, I guess I can believe it.  I actually started this post on Easter Sunday and it has taken that long to finish.  There has been a subject weighing on my mind for some time now. I feel as though I have not had the words to express it, but while celebrating Christ’s Resurrection today, I believe the Holy Spirit can help me.

I feel I need to apologize to so many people for two and a half years of having a pessimistic, complaining, and down-trodden attitude. My mother-in-law and Dane have a joke between the two of them about being “Bottom-Locker” people. Dane jokes that I came to the “Bottom Locker”  when I married him (not anything against him, just his bad luck). This meaning, if things can go wrong, then they will go wrong. For example; you wait in line at the Social Security office for over two hours to see how to get your daughter’s number (because of course they will not give this information over the phone) only to be told when you get to the front that the U.S. Embassy didn’t request a card on her behalf as you had checked off in the correct box on the correct paperwork when you were in her native country over a year ago. Therefore, even though she’s been home you cannot claim it on taxes. Another example; it is pouring rain outside while you are driving in your car, it finally stops, only to then have it literally rain inside of your car because apparently there are tubes in your car that can get clogged so it will no longer keep the water from coming inside your car. Another example; you go to take a picture of your childs first snow and are only two feet from the door when you fall and break your wrist in two places and one fracture. These are just a few true stories that have happened very recently.  And lastly one very costly example; you back into your husbands Jeep in your own driveway causing a few thousand dollars worth of damage.  Of course there is also our two adoption stories that are filled with many bottom-locker incidents. I have let my trials and circumstances make me more bitter than joyful, more frustrated than grateful, and more sad than happy. This is where I need to beg forgiveness, most importantly to my Heavenly Father.

Do I really think I am the only person that feels they are “Bottom-Locker”? How self-centered am I? I have seen how differently much of the world lives than the majority of  Americans.  And yet, I still lament over my half-homeless state for the past six months. But let us truly think who in history really had a Right to feel “Bottom-Locker” and yet died on a cross for you and me. Our timeline of history is based on His birth and after His death yet the world mocks him. He was born in a manger that had at one time been filled with slop, how is that for “Bottom-Locker”. His brothers, best friends, and community betrayed Him to the cross. On the way to that cross He was beaten savagely, humiliated to the fullest, and yet He prayed for them in the garden hours before this and asked for their forgiveness while hanging on that cross and even had compassion and empathy for the thief hanging beside him. Sounds like my definition of “Bottom-Locker”. But that’s not the end of the story. Three days later this “Bottom-Locker” man named Jesus rose from the dead and conquered sin and death; Matthew 20:17-19

17 Now Jesus was going up to Jerusalem. On the way, he took the Twelve aside and said to them, 18 “We are going up to Jerusalem, and the Son of Man will be delivered over to the chief priests and the teachers of the law. They will condemn him to death 19 and will hand him over to the Gentiles to be mocked and flogged and crucified. On the third day he will be raised to life!”

This man proved that He was the Son of God not the “Bottom-Locker” man they all believed Him to be.  God is starting to open my eyes to the fact that I am most certainly not the only human being that feels like they are in the “Bottom Locker” at times.  But the truth of the matter is that I am not, nor have I, or will ever be since the moment I gave my life to Jesus.  As a follower of Jesus I have been adopted into his kingdom and will one day be in Heaven with the one and only God who created the Universe!  It tells me this in Romans 8:14-17

14 For those who are led by the Spirit of God are the children of God. 15 The Spirit you received does not make you slaves, so that you live in fear again;rather, the Spirit you received brought about your adoption to sonship.[a] And by him we cry, “Abba,[b] Father.” 16 The Spirit himself testifies with our spirit that we are God’s children. 17 Now if we are children, then we are heirs—heirs of God and co-heirs with Christ, if indeed we share in his sufferings in order that we may also share in his glory.

That is not the Bottom Locker!  That is glorious and wonderful, and miraculous!  So, are you feeling like you are having a “Bottom Locker” day, week, month, or maybe even year?  We all have them.  There is a season for everything and I promise you are not alone.  The even better part?  There is a God who cares about you and your situation and longs to have a relationship with you.  Unfortunately, at times it takes us hitting rock bottom before we turn to the Lord.  Don’t wait that long.  As many bad situations I have been in, there have been as many miraculous moments and a sincere peace that passes all understanding.   Please don’t think I am down-playing any hardship or tragedy.  Your suffering is legitimate, but there is a purpose for it, and when you come to grips with that, everything changes.

Proverbs 8:17

I love those who love me, and those who seek me find me.

2 Corinthians 4:17

For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all.


So, I hope this was worth the wait. =)  The Loves are finally settling into our new home and just kicked off Summer break with a hiking trip and picnic to Morrow Mountain State Park.  Joyce and Faith will be starting dance next week so I will be excited to see how that goes, but not quite sure if I’m dreading Summer break or going to enjoy it.  Only time will tell.

Here is a picture from Mother's Day, which was actually really special and drama free this year.

Here is a picture from Mother’s Day, which was actually really special this year.


Ringing in the New Year


Many things have been celebrated since my last post.  Joyce turned 10 years old on December 22nd and we had her first Birthday party, ever, at Kate’s Skating Rink.  Joyce was a bit nervous since she had never skated before, but we could not pass up the free birthday party she won as her prize for winning a 5k race in the Spring (yes it was quite nice and convenient).  She did fall quite a bit, but so did all of her friends.  I think she was most excited about the smash cake that I got for her.  She insisted upon having a cake like Zori did for her party, and I agree everyone should have one smash cake once in their life, even if they are 10 years old.  Joyce was completely unashamed and unembarrassed as she smashed her face into that cake!  She even did it for us a second time, since we were so shocked and missed our photo opportunity.  Unfortunately, I don’t have that picture yet, I will post it when I do.  After the party we surprised her with a trip to the mountains.  This was not quite as fun as the party.  The trip was saved for the kids by the indoor pool, but it was more of a learning trip for Mommy and Daddy.  We learned there will be no sleep (at least for Mommy) with 5 people in one room, when one of those is a baby!  I’m guessing Zori just felt like it was a big slumber party so she was too excited for the “slumber” part.  Also, we tried to take them up the mountain on the big tram but it was so foggy you couldn’t see anything.  All in all, I learned we should just drive up to the mountains when it snows, go on a hike, and come home.  And we could have just gone to Great Wolf Lodge for the night and spent less money, but like I said, it was a learning experience.

Joyce's 10th Birthday Party!

Joyce’s 10th Birthday Party!

Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve

We also just had our first Christmas as a family of 5!  This was Joyce’s first Christmas with a tree and presents and all the festivities.  On Christmas Eve

morning as she threw sugar in my face (not in a playful way) I was wondering if this was the “Sabotage” moment I had just read about on Jen Hatmaker’s blog

( ).  As most of you know, our relationship is fragile, but it has been a very good month.  Somehow she hit her reset button and it ended up being a great night with family.  When Dane came home Christmas morning from work, we finished setting everything up and watched our traditional John Piper video, then prayed for what the morning would bring.  We were both pleasantly surprised.  All the kids were beyond excited and happy about their gifts and were pleasant all day long.


In Christmas PJ's ready for Bed!

In Christmas PJ’s ready for Bed!

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Last night was New Year’s Eve. We spent the evening watching the movie, “Mom’s Night Out” with my Mom and the kids. By 9:00pm Faith actually told us she was ready to go to bed, and Dane took her to her room and she went right to sleep.  Joyce stayed up and finished watching the movie with us.  She was the most compliant she has ever been with going to bed after allowing her to stay up with us.  By the way, if you have not seen the movie, “Mom’s Night Out” it is a must see for all my mommy friends out there.  It was just what I needed after a day full of “Moments” for myself.

So I have a few New Year’s resolutions other than the normal cliche, “get fit”.  I am going to do my best to extend more grace to my kids, my husband, and myself.  Mommy guilt is a legitimate problem and can ruin you if you let it. It really is wasted energy fretting over never actually getting around to all those pins on pinterest.  I have spent most of 2014 complaining and frustrated and I’m so over it.  As mothers we need to be speaking God’s truth into our lives on a daily basis.  Yes, being a Mom is hard, one of the hardest jobs to have, but it is one of the biggest blessings.  Dane got me the book, “Mom Enough” for Christmas and it’s perfect for busy moms.  It is packed with life changing perspective to start your day, of course accompanied with the Bible.  I am also going to try to have more time to myself.  This sounds selfish, but I have found it essential to my state of mind and my perspective.  You cannot extend grace when you are depleted.  So whether it is running errands alone, going to try to have more time to myself.  This sounds selfish, but I have found it essential to my state of mind and my perspective.  You cannot extend grace when you are depleted.  So whether it is running errands alone, going to the grocery store alone, or really splurging and getting your nails done, this time away helps put our perspective back to where it needs, and should, be.

Sweet Sisters!

Sweet Sisters


Here is a brief paragraph from the book “Mom Enough”; “The good news is you don’t need to graduate from some elite mother’s training camp to apply the gospel in your life.  You need to believe.  Trust God.  Give thanks.  Laugh.  Believe, and that will feed your children.  Rest in God, and your children will learn to rest in God.  Extend God’s kindness to you, to them.  Forgive them the way God forgave you.  You have everything you need to spiritually nourish your children, because you have Christ.” (Rachel Jankovic).

I hope everyone has a Blessed New Year!  I’m hoping 2015 will be a little more calm than 2014.  We are currently still living in my parents house.  Hoping when Dane gets home from Uganda we will start to figure out something more permanent.  Please pray for Dane’s upcoming two week trip!

Doc McStuffins or Faith?

Doc McStuffins or Faith?

Joyce was beyond excited for her first Christmas at home!

Joyce was beyond excited for her first Christmas at home!

Zori's Chair was passed down from my great grandmother and we had it re-upholstered. I grew up sitting in this chair!

Zori’s Chair was passed down from my great grandmother and we had it re-upholstered. I grew up sitting in this chair!    

Baby Dedication for ALL the Girls


On Tuesday November 11 we dedicated all three of our beautiful girls to the Lord at our church.  It was a busy day filled with a four hour hair appt. for Joyce and Faith, lots of wardrobe malfunctions, and earrings tangled in hair.  But as we sat in the sanctuary and our video finally played it was all worth it.  Our video played last and Rwenzori was of course starting to get fussy but it was so sweet to watch Joyce and Faith get excited to see their pictures on the screen and hear Mommy and Daddy’s voices in the background.  I would like to share what we said to the girls in the video.

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I love her to the moon and back, and all the way around the world, and more!


Our sweet, sweet, Faith.  You have been and continue to be our amazing, gracious, funny, and sensitive daughter.  Your life verse was given to you in your name, Faith Hope Love.  The Lord gave you that name and the verse in 1 Corinthians 13:13 couldn’t fit you better.  “And now these three remain, faith, hope, and love.  But the greatest of these is love.”  Keep this verse close to your heart always remembering the source of that love will always come from Christ.  Other people or life circumstances may disappoint you but God’s love for you never will.

Rwenzori Grace Love, you were named after the majesticRwenzori mountains of

Never got an individual pic of Zori.  She is too busy!

Never got an individual pic of Zori. She is too busy!

Uganda where both of your sisters are from.  It means “mountains of the moon” and we pray that like these mountains your character will be constant, steady, and inspiring.  So with that we feel like Philippians 4:4-7 fit you and your growing personality and beauty. “Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!  Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.”

We had to take these individual pics on a different day.  There was too much going on to get good pics the day of!

We had to take these individual pics on a different day. There was too much going on to get good pics the day of!


Joyce Nabanoba Love, we love you so much and fought so hard to have you home. You are already so strong, brave, loving, and confidant.  We pray that you never forget your past because with the Lord’s help it will make your testimony even more beautiful.  Your verse was obvious to us because we feel like you exemplify these traits already.  It’s Joshua 1:9 “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.”  Always remember that no matter where life takes you or however far away you feel to those you love, God is always there.  Keep being strong and courageous and the Lord will do great things through you.
And lastly is the verse that we commit to the Lord and to you girls.  It is 3 John 4 “I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk in the truth.”  This is short and sweet but has the richest deepest meaning for us.  Our first role as parents is to disciple.  We know we will fail many times and have already done so, and you graciously forgive us.  Please know in our hearts how much our love is for all three of you.  But know that as much as we love you, God loves you infinitely more!  You all 3 are very loved little girls!
SAM_2848 (2)And tomorrow we will celebrate Faith’s “Gotcha Day”.  Dec. 1, 2012 was her first day home!  The past two years have flown by with her.  At times I feel I missed too much of her being a baby because I was in Uganda trying to get Joyce home.  She has grown up so fast.  She has become quite the comedian.  We have a book called, “Dog’s Don’t Wear Sneakers” and she thinks the concept is hysterical.  So, it is now her joke.  She will come up to me and say, “Mommy, let me tell you something, dog’s don’t wear sneakers” and then she laughs at herself.  She also prayed several nights in a row that she would be a good girl, Joyce would share, and that Mommy wouldn’t have ashy knees anymore!
Tomorrow also marks 9 months of Joyce being home.  I will be honest, most of it has been very hard.  But just a few weeks ago I feel like we had a breakthrough with each other and have called a truce.  I understand this may come and go, especially as she enters the teen years, but the past few weeks have been a breath of fresh air.  I was trying to download some pictures tonight and came across the video of Faith’s adoption and it was just what I needed.  I think it’s the perfect way to celebrate her “Gotcha Day” tomorrow and close out Adoption Awareness Month.

Mission to Karamoja


Dane will be headed to Uganda this coming January 2015.  It will be his first mission trip there since our first trip to Uganda over two years ago, that set the course for what our family has become.  It will be hard for him to be gone for almost 2 weeks, but all the minor frustrations of being a single parent for a few weeks dissolves when I think back of the beautiful village of Nakyot in Karamoja and thinking of little Kemaleyna (who is now young lady!).  I am copying his fundraising letter at the bottom.  Please pray for this trip as it will be different than all the rest.  Pray for safety and provision, and for us girls as we are at home.  And most importantly that Jesus will transform the hearts and lives of many.


Karamoja 2015

“God is pursuing with omnipotent passion a worldwide purpose of gathering joyful worshipers for Himself from every tribe and tongue and people and nation.  He has an inexhaustible enthusiasm for the supremacy of His name among the nations.  Therefore, let us bring our affections into line with His, and, for the sake of His name, let us renounce the quest for worldly comforts and join His global purpose.”  – John Piper

In January of 2015, I’ll be heading back to Uganda, with a small team, to work in the village of Nakayot, in sub-Saharan Karamoja.  I’ll be returning to the area where Meggan and I first fell in love with Uganda and its people, over 2 years ago.  This will be the 3rd and 4th trip to Karamoja for many members of our team, and in that time, we’ve observed two obstacles hampering the Karamojong, in Nakayot and its surrounding villages, from prospering as a people, and church.  Our team is committed to meeting these obstacles, and seeing God’s glory shine within, and through, the Karamojong, regardless of how long it takes.

The first obstacle is clean drinking water.  Historically, the Karamojong are pastoralists, moving from place to place herding cattle and living in small clans, constantly at war with each other.  Only within the past 20 years have the Karamojong been forced, by the Ugandan government, to give up their large herds of cattle (cattle is the primary source of conflict amongst the Karamojong people) and settle down in, what have been called, “peace” villages.  Karamoja is an extremely arid land, making clean drinking water very difficult to find, let alone enough to support an entire village.  Our team of partners have been committed, over the past year, to meet this need.  We’re working with several organizations to begin the process of drilling, and teaching the Karamojong to drill, simple hand-dug wells to meet their ever increasing water needs.

The second major obstacle, that we’ve discovered, is the lack of a solid Biblical foundation for the members of the new churches that have formed during our ministry in Nakayot.  The church that exists in Nakayot, was formed during the large campaigns of our past trips to the region.  We’ve seen some amazing and miraculous advances in the Gospel over the years, but much of the growth of the Karamojong church has stagnated do to a lack of resources and sound understanding of the essentials of the Christian faith.  This year we’ve downsized the size of our team and we’re focusing all of our energy on discipling some of the key national leaders and village elders that we’ve worked with in the past.  Our goal is to train these leaders in a basic understanding of the Christian faith and to leave them with some simple tools to continue that training with the members of their own village/church.  To be clear, our goal isn’t to teach our Ugandan brothers how to be American Christians.  We want to strengthen the Karamojong church, by investing in its leaders, and encouraging them to be Karamojong Christians.

As most of you already know, mine and Meggan’s journey in Uganda extends well beyond our recent adoptions.  We’re committed to Uganda, and it’s our intent to maintain a close link to the people and culture of two of our beautiful daughters.  With that being said, this is a fundraising letter!  So many people came together and supported our efforts to bring Faith and Joyce home, and it’s hard for me to ask for any more, but I believe that God still has work for my family in Uganda and we need support to accomplish that task.  If you feel led to give, please know that your gift isn’t going to pay our bills or support our lifestyle.  Every dollar goes directly to our work in the field and to cover the cost of travel.  My family and I covet your prayers and please feel free to ask any questions that you might have about our life and ministry.


Dane Love

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You can donate (all donations tax deductible) by mailing a check made payable to: e3 Partners Fund at Pure Charity, P.O. Box 1053 Searcy AR 72145-1053 (Please include 132UG15B363271 in the memo line).  Please notify me if you do mail a check on my behalf so I can add you to the prayer calendar and thank you for your generosity.  You can also mail checks to me at 1205 Salem Church Rd. Monroe, NC 28110, payable to the same place and I will mail it for you.

“And this Gospel of the Kingdom WILL be proclaimed throughout the whole world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come.” (Matt 24:14, ESV)


Beautiful Kemaleyna!

Beautiful Kemaleyna!

On the way back from the daily hike for water.

On the way back from the daily hike for water.

Village of Nakyot.

Village of Nakyot.



(Most pics taken by Kristin Byrum).

P.S.  We had Baby Dedication for all three girls last night…post to follow as soon as I get back the pics!

Adoption Awareness Month


November is Adoption Awareness Month.  So for this post I was going to share my favorite adoption video and some articles that I just read that are extremely challenging and encouraging for all mommies.  As for an update on the Loves, we are now settling in to my parents house and they moved into my great grandmothers house, so we could have the place to ourselves.  I know, I have an amazing family! Joyce has now been home 8 months and loves going to school and loves to learn.  She really does love her family, but her and I are like oil and water.  We have good days and we have bad days.  I think the real problem is we are too much alike and both think we have to have the last word.  I’m learning to hold my tongue and recognize I am the adult and she is the child who needs an abundance of love and grace.  Some days I fail, some days I do okay.  Please continue to pray for us all through the continuous transitions!  As hard as it is though, I wouldn’t change a thing!

Happy Adoption Sunday!

We had a great time trick-or-treating with Dorothy, or Eskimo, and little Ladybug!

We had a great time trick-or-treating with Dorothy, our Eskimo, and little Ladybug!


1st and 3rd Little Pumpkins B-Day Bash


This past Sunday we celebrated Faith and Zori’s birthdays.  It was actually Faith’s 3rd birthday.  I cannot believe my  first baby is 3!  My beautiful Faith Hope Love has so much personality, she can hardly contain it in that little body.  She is just as sassy, sweet,  bossy, and sensitive as I am (I’m not as sweet though).  Faith takes a while to show this side of herself, but once she warms up to you, watch out!

Rwenzori Grace will be 1 on October 22!  It’s funny how much I see myself in all of my girls (poor Dane).  Zori knows what she wants and she is just as impatient as me.  We have been working on her screaming when there isn’t food in front of her fast enough.  Other than that she is an extremely chill, go with the flow, baby.  She has been walking since almost 10 months, so now she is practically running and trying to climb on top of everything.  She got a nice cut and bruise over her eye, right in time for the party, by trying to climb on top of a 12pack of Cokes!  Zori is trying hard to keep up with her big sisters so there is never a dull moment in our house.  There was no way I was doing two parties in one month, especially while we are semi-homeless.  We had the party at Squirrel Lake Park (amazing park if you have never been there) and it basically rained most of that morning.  So I prayed that we would get a break in the rain and we did long enough for the party and it was dry enough for the kids to play also.  It was perfect weather for chili, which is what we had along with many homemade pumpkin decorated desserts.  I have to thank my amazing Mom(JaJa), mother-in law (BiBi), and aunt Lisa and uncle Max who helped cook and put everything together!  Thanks to all our family and friends who came out to the party.  The girls had a great time and Faith will probably continue to talk about it for the next year!

A quick update on all the Loves; we have been renting a house at JAARS for the past month and will be moving into my parents house next week while we continue to search for a home.  I keep trying to remind myself that Home is where my family is and not the actual brick and mortar or vinyl siding that makes it like HGTV tries to tell us.  That is easier said than done.  I know wherever we end up is right where God wants us to be.


Free Smash Cake from Harris Teetr!  Can't beat Free!

Free Smash Cake from Harris Teetr! Can’t beat Free!


What would we do without JaJa and BiBi?

What would we do without JaJa and BiBi?

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Joyce cannot wait for her Birthday now!

Joyce cannot wait for her Birthday now!


The word “Adopt”


The number one definition for the word “Adopt” is; ” to take a child of other parents legally as your own child” (  The biblical definition of “adopt” or “adoption” comes from the Greek word (huiothesia [uiJoqesiva]) which means to “place as a son”.  Are we getting the key terms on these two definitions, one secular, one biblical.  The keyword is child or son, not pet.  I know I’m going to be majorly stepping on some toes here because I know how much as a society we love our pets.  Please understand me, so do I.  We have two dogs and I personally have always dreamed of owning a unicorn if only they were real, but I would settle for a beautiful Palomino.  But they are still animals, not human beings, not my children.

As I was scrolling through Facebook and reading things about “Pet Adoption” since it is National Dog Day I became more and more aggravated and I believe rightfully so.  Let me give you an idea of why.  What are the steps involved to adopt a pet?  Are there stacks and stacks of paperwork to be filled out in a timely manner, or fingerprints taken and sent to the FBI, criminal background checks run through local and federal governments, many visits through a homestudy agency to approve you as proper guardians/parents, physicals to be approved by your physician, finances scrutinized, money to be raised, long extensive trips planned with no certain outcome?  No.  You literally go pick up the animal, put the new collar around their neck, put them in the carrier, and take them home, possibly to another cage/doghouse, or maybe they are lucky like my dog and get to sleep in the bed with you.  How is this any way shape or form comparable to the adoption of my beautiful daughters.  You are right, it’s not, and to say as such is completely offensive to us as parents for the HELL we experienced to bring them home and completely offensive to my daughters history and the lives they lived before becoming “adopted”.  Not to mention the emotional  rollercoaster an “adoptive” parent is going through during all of this knowing their child is somewhere in the world needing a mommy to hold them and love them if only you could only get through this red tape fast enough.

The word “Adopt” is now thrown around so lightly it takes away the insanely, miraculously, beautiful weight of the True meaning.  Let us not forget the One who adopted us first.  Christ Jesus came, died, and rose from the grave so that we could be co-heirs with him in Heaven.  Yes,  insanely, miraculously, beautiful.  Let me share one of my favorite passages of scripture in Ephesians chapter 1;

4For he chose us in him before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless in his sight. In love 5heb predestined us for adoption to sonshipc through Jesus Christ, in accordance with his pleasure and will6to the praise of his glorious grace, which he has freely given us in the One he loves. 7In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace 8that he lavished on us. With all wisdom and understanding, 9hed made known to us the mystery of his will according to his good pleasure, which he purposed in Christ, 10to be put into effect when the times reach their fulfillment—to bring unity to all things in heaven and on earth under Christ.

How then can we apply this term to a pet, or a highway?  It’s not comparable.  I know that many people who have used the term “adopting a pet” have probably never even thought how this might hurt someone and maybe if they had realized how hurtful it was would change their verbiage.  Can you imagine one of my daughters overhearing someone talking about “adopting” a puppy or kitty cat and then in their minds comparing themselves to an animal?  The thought terrifies and disturbs me to my core.

Please know if you have ever used these terms to apply to your animals I am not trying to ostracize or chastise you, only educate you to the fact that it is harmful and hurtful.  And I will now get off my soap box and go to bed.  Happy National Dog Day, I really do mean that, I love my puppies too, just not as much as my children!

Joyce's First Day of 3rd Grade!  She did great and loves it!

Joyce’s First Day of 3rd Grade! She did great and loves it!

Zori is walking!

Zori is walking!

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When Lacey was a puppy.

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