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Parenting After 40

After fostering for 2 years, I became a forever mom to Morgan and Mason at 42.  I always wanted kids, but I never thought that I would end up here at this point in my life.  At 45, I’m still single and enjoying my crazy, fun filled life with toddlers and infants.  But hey, they […]

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Florida Life

Originally from Indiana, I moved to Florida in 1999 and have lived in Volusia County, Florida ever since.  I love everything about Florida:  the beach, the sunshine, the people and the lifestyle.   Just a short drive from Daytona Beach and Orlando, we truly have the best of both worlds.

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Getting Healthy

I am on a path to a healthy life style and while not completely there, I’m working through it slowly but surely.  For me, this means cutting out my sugary sodas and substituting with water and tea.  It also means cooking at home more and eating high protein, low carb, no sugar foods that follow […]

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Latest Posts

A bump in the road…

June 21, 2017 | No Comments

On June 2nd, I experienced a little bump in the road to my healthy lifestyle as well as my road back to blogging.  June 2nd was a Friday and a work day, so I went to work like normal but I was experiencing a lot of pain in my abdomen.  A couple of weeks prior […]

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How this journey began…

May 14, 2017 | No Comments

As you know, I adopted my children from foster care in 2016, but a lot of you don’t know about our journey. I began fostering them in March of 2014. At the time my daughter was just shy of 2 years old and was only 19 pounds. The doctors said that she was Failure to […]

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May Is National Foster Care Month

May 5, 2017 | No Comments

I have been fostering for 5 years now and adopted my children a little over a year ago.  Quite honestly, it was the best thing I ever did.

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Welcome to Sunshine and Roller Coasters!

May 2, 2017 | 1 Comment

Hi there, I’m so excited to be blogging again.  Some of you will know me from MomAt40.com.  I blogged there for about 5 years, but after the adoption of my children I decided I needed a change of direction, name and space.  So, here I am.  Glad to have you along for the ride! d11bec599cbdf59853836387afa14ffbb42bef7dd257af328e

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