Adoption made our family complete. It’s just so hard to believe our two little guys are OURS. I mean, it took so long (felt like forever) for D1’s parents to relinquish! We spent 9 months taking care of him, and we weren’t even certain we were going to keep him. We knew his parents couldn’t […]
I wrote this post for The MOB Society when they first launched, back in 2010. Several of my posts were lost when they had server issues, so I am re-publishing. Enjoy! ————————- “Oh, you adopted them through foster care? So you’re not their real mother. What were their real mothers like?” Why is adoption so […]
Go. I watch them and I can hardly believe it’s been so long. Tall, lean, voices deepening. Soon they’ll both be taller than me. Hard conversations are coming, with two big sisters having babies this year, and ‘where did I come from’ questions coming up off and on lately. We can’t imagine life without these […]
Our son D1’s 10th birthday was 8 days ago. Waves of memories have been hitting me all morning. I wasn’t going to write him a birthday post, but since we didn’t meet him on his actual birth day, I’m posting this on his coming home day. I will never forget the day we found out […]
Adoption is something we always knew we wanted to do, but never thought we would be able to. Adopting through the State, however, is very different than a private adoption.