Posts by Rebecca Olsen

Rebecca Olsen is a happy wife, daughter, sister, aunt and hopefully someday soon, mother.  She lives in North Carolina where she and her husband are partners in a construction business with a great friend.  They are enjoying life together while they wait for “the call.”  Their adoption profile can be seen at iheartadoption.org/users/eric-rebecca.

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We Can Find Reasons to Be Happy and Grateful Every Day

“A day without laughter is a day wasted.” ~Charlie Chaplin

Many people have told me throughout my life that I sound just like my mother when I laugh. I lost her to cancer when I was sixteen, over twenty years ago. I learned from her to laugh and laugh often, even through the toughest of times. “Happiness is a choice,” she always said.

Life has thrown a few curveballs my way over the past five years and tried to test my ability to choose happiness and laughter. My husband, Eric, and I had just started talking about having children when …