Summer of Activity- Watching for the Life Lessons

Summer 2015 has been a summer of change, activity and possibilities on the horizon. We kicked of the summer season by getting married, and then as newly married couple we dove head on into our adoption journey.  It was a summer of meetings, home studies and learning.  A summer of  laughter and dreaming of the […]

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Managing the Achiever in Me

Yesterday we finished the last home study meeting.  This one took place in our home, and lasted the morning.  R’s Dad was met with for a one on one, as he will be living in the house and therefore must undergo the same process, back checks etc.  Leading up to the visit I was conflicted as […]

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Crying on the street? No, there is something in my eye…

I’m currently in Toronto on business and took some time last night to wander the village. Tourist shot   As per usual it was all a buzz with action, people and the like. I like to get away and immerse myself in the hustle and bustle of a bigger city now and then, the energy […]

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First Home Study Meeting Down, Two to Go

Another step checked off our list! On Tuesday we had our first in-depth home study meeting.  We had read a lot about home studies, and about the SAFE home study process, but none of the information on the websites truly articulated what was involved or what the process was going to be like.  We were also initially nervous […]

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Home Study Starts Now…

Tomorrow is the big day on the adoption front. Our last big step, our home study begins. For those who may be newbies in the adoption world, the home study is the mandatory process by which an adoption Social Worker assesses a family or individual who is considering adoption. The home study involves a series of meetings (generally […]

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Life Is Good

My entire life I have been on a quest of sorts. A quest to improve as a person, a quest to be “perfect”, a quest to move up in my career, get the bigger house and with each achievement I found that I was then setting the next goal to achieve. Goals are a good […]

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