Author Archives: Andrew Sawyer

About Andrew Sawyer

I'm a foster-adoptive dad that is raising two incredibly awesome boys with my super-talented wife and trusty beagle while trusting God to provide the strength and knowledge for each step of the way.

Toilet Tank Thinking

Let’s talk about the potty, shall we? There are three things the toilet tank should never be. First, a photo gallery. Aunt Lois should never be staring at you as you exercise bladder management. Second. A beach. (sorry mom). Third, … Continue reading

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3 Reasons I Foster (And Adopted)

Just finished this week’s This Is Us family therapy session. (The best show on TV in years.) There’s a joke in my house that I don’t like to feel the feels. Well, tonight’s episode brought all the feels.

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Sweet Home Alabama

We didn’t know that our trip to Alabama last year was going to be the start of our new foster care journey. In fact, we didn’t know the trip would be one of the most important in our lives. 

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O Night Divine

The star atop our Christmas Tree has been crooked for a few weeks now. We don’t plan to fix it. There’s something poetic about it. Our lives are a little bananas. A little bit chaos. A whole lot of perfect.

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So Many Blessings…

Tonight we had the opportunity to go through some of the donated presents for little man. The ones that are in the pic came from our agency. You see the Angel Trees in the mall, or the toy drives at … Continue reading

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