About Me: Wife to Paul for over 19 years, and happy Mom to four children–DS 8, DD 14, DD 11, and DD 6 years, and DS 6 years old. I am a Christian with a burden for helping those who hurt to find help and healing in Jesus. My husband and I also care deeply about ministering to orphans, and have organized trips to a special needs orphanage in Sept. of 2009 and May of 2010. God willing, more trips are in the future–but first we need to get Katya, our newest adopted child, settled better into her new life. I LOVE to read–I am especially in love with old books–and writing is my mind-reliever–de-stresser–whatever you want to call it. I care about home-schooling, home-birth, nursing, and adoption!