Where have I been???

It has been a month since I last blogged. Life has just been busy in terms of work and well.. summer is here so there are so many more activities. I took some time last week to get away to the lake. It was a bit of an experiment really. I generally don’t enjoy spending […]

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Apologies Aren’t Necessary..

An interesting phenomenon is starting to happen. I’ve noticed that as people are either making their pregnancy announcements or introducing their new baby… I am getting a look. The look is almost apologetic in nature, or as if to say.. “this must be hard for you, given you are waiting and all”.  Others seem to […]

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Summer Time and the Living is Easy…

I appeared to have taken a month-long hiatus from blogging. Where does the time go? Before you ask.. no there hasn’t been any movement on the adoption front.  Still waiting for a match… Meanwhile, we are in full summer mode already! We’ve set up our seasonal spot at the lake and have already spent two […]

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It is My Blogiversary Today!

It is hard to believe that one year ago today I started my blog! My inspiration behind starting my writing was the beginning of our journey to become parents.  At the time I had turned to the internet to research adoption and look for groups or networks, but also to read about experiences that reflected ours. There […]

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Manitoba Needs to Update the Adoption Act

I am a firm believer that if you want something, you need to go out and get it.  This means doing the work, breaking barriers and forging the path if need be.  It is the way I have tackled every goal in my life, and so far it has worked for me. So what do […]

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“At The End of the Day..”

“At the end of the day you’re another day older…”- Les Miserable.   It is a song that I usually save for completing housework, but today it made me think about the concept of age and parenting. When we entered our adoption journey, one of the topics that was addressed in our education session was the idea of […]

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Just Once?

Breathe.  Just breathe. No I am not quoting Faith Hill.  I decided to touch base with the adoption agency just to see how many times our file has been viewed by prospective birth parents.  Yes it has only been six months, but we are half way to our annual update meeting.. so thought I’d check. […]

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