I first met Lisa when I was working as a foster care social worker and she was doing her internship for her Masters in Social Work. She later joined the agency as a social worker at our children’s shelter, where children were drawn to her and her employees felt loved. Spending time with Lisa is like snuggling up with a warm blanket and a cup of cocoa. She is warm and welcoming and simply delightful.
When they decided to have a third child, their girls hoped for another girl. When the gender results came in, they let their oldest daughter read them the results. She sat down and read “boy”, then turned to her parents and told them they needed to take the test again because the test got it wrong. As they wrapped their head around having a boy in their girl-filled world, their excitement grew. And after he arrived, the girls just couldn’t wait to bring him into their little, magical world.