me.

 
Hi. My name is Rachel.

 

I am a preschool teacher and nanny gone homemaker and mother.  I am married to a handsome man named The Milkman.  We had our firstborn, The Captain in 2012, had a daughter, Mamitas, in 2013, our angel baby, Ezra in 2014, and our rainbow baby, Peach in 2015.

We have fostered since 2016, and have been blessed to have our lives touched by Moochie, Cheekies, Warrior, and Chatito. 

 

My life goal was to become a mother and home maker and now that I am here, I’m not sure what’s next.  My life revolves around breast milk, baby wearing, home schooling, farm life, fostering, cooking, and stealing kisses from Milkman in the clearance shoe aisle at Target. Follow me here as I document my thoughts, adventures, mishaps, and general insanity, along with recipes, giveaways, and other randomness.

 

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6 thoughts on “me.

  1. The Mama says:

    Hey Mrs. Poopy-Picker-Upper,
    Your today’s entry brought tears to my eyes. So many motherless babies out there who need us stay-at-homers to pray for them. Will do. Love you!

  2. Ronald Kirk says:

    The father of Milkman here. When I was young, I had to learn to defend myself against the bullies that thought Milkman Sr. was a pushover. Being a gentleman means being good and being tough. Love, ronaldDad

  3. Raven2040 says:

    Hi Rachel, I’m so appreciative of your article on fostering to adopt! I don’t know where you are located but here in Canada, I have grave concerns that foster parents are being advised to skip the adoption route (wait lists are too long) and to foster instead because they’ll be able to adopt out of the foster care system. Agency policies and legal precedents support foster parents who stake a claim over a child, to prevail. This is especially the case when it comes to Indigenous kids. I wrote an article about it called “The Indigenous Child Removal System in Canada”. The lack of uptake on the issue had me wondering if I was just imagining things. Thanks for this. Raven

  4. Geri Brotherton says:

    I have been a foster parent for 44 years. I have been a foster/adoptive trainer for 34 years. I just read your article about fostering to adopt. It is excellent! It expresses exactly what we relate to the families we train. May I have your permission to share it with those pre-service classes? I train for Family Forward, formerly Children’s Home Society of Missouri. The families are licensed by the Missouri Department of Social Services, Children’s Division.
    Thank you in advance and keep up the wonderful work!

    • Thank you for reading Geri! You may absolutely share my article, as long as its with proper credit with me as the author.

      Thank you for being honest with the parents you train!!!

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