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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“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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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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What’s In A Name?

An iconic quote from Romeo and Juliet, but is it true when it comes to naming your baby? I will admit that I have been compiling potential baby names for years.  A little premature? Maybe.  However, I think the name you choose for your child can directly impact their future, and is a huge responsibility.  It is the […]

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