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Industry Religion
Occupation Director of Religious Education; Mom!
Location East Lansing, Michigan, United States
Introduction I am the mother of two grown-up and very beloved biological children, as well as five children adopted from Russia, a country I love. I work full-time as a Religious Education Director at a Catholic parish, and teach Bible class at the Christian school my children attend. My husband teaches ESL and the 5/6 class at the kids' school, too, making it a family affair. I am so grateful to God for all my blessings and challenges!
Interests adoption, older child adoption, Russian adoption, Catholicism, Russia, Ivanovo, foster parenting, therapeutic parenting, older parenting
Favorite Movies Enchanted April, Sense and Sensibility, Dima, Seven Up
Favorite Music Russian Pop, Russian Techno, Irish
Favorite Books Barbara Pym, Jane Austen, Elizabeth Gaskell, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Maud Hart Lovelace

Lionesses have no manes. How do they know when they've grown up?

They realize they have a lot more responsibility than they want!