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Life Update | A New Season

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It's been a long time, y'all. I just looked, and the last time I actually posted anything was back in October. As in, six months ago.

Needless to say, a lot has happened since then.
Most recently, I moved to a different state. Tennessee, to be exact.

Let me rewind.

Back in December, a friend and neighbor of mine told me about a family she knew, that needed some help. Specifically, someone to come live with them for several months, and help care for their eight children, while the mom underwent treatment for a brain tumor. This friend thought that I might be a good fit.
I politely told her that I'd think about it, and went along my merry way. I wasn't really interested.

But I couldn't stop thinking about this family. This family that I had never met, and knew basically nothing about.

I told my parents about this family, expecting that they would be completely against the idea of me going to live with people that we didn't know. I figured that their disapproval w…