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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25 Days of Gratitude

It is officially December 1st and the official start to the holiday season.  Every year around this time, I begin to reflect on the last year and all of the great things that have happened. 2015 was a very good year for R and I. We got engaged after 12 years, married and started our […]

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On the Edge of the Box

For the last 6 months I have been so focused on working through the check list of items that we needed to complete in order to reach the point of approval.  At Adoption Options they refer to it as “in the box”. This essentially means you are a waiting family, and your profile is literally in a […]

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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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And the Marathon Begins…

Just over a week to go to start our Homestudy.  I’m actually really excited.  Initially I think everyone has some reservations or worry about the Homestudy component of the adoption process.  It involves a series of meetings with a social worker to explore everything from your relationship as a couple, support systems you have in place […]

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We Are Now Pronounced.. Mr. & Mr.!

On May 23, 2015 I officially married the love of my life and best friend of 11 years. We chose to have a very small ceremony that we hosted in our home.  We made this decison, as our intention was to expedite our marriage to better support our adoption process. Even though we were having a small living […]

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Shot Gun Wedding is Well Underway..

It has been a whirlwind two weeks since my last post.  Where has the time gone?  I feel like I have been neglecting my updates! Since we last spoke, I have basically finished organizing the entire wedding and marriage licence is in hand.  Yaaay me!  My last few days have been spent shopping, and more […]

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