‘Tis the Season for Pregnancy Announcements

Spring is in the air, the sun is shining and it seems like everyone had a busy winter. Every day I am hearing pregnancy announcements from couples. I hear them with mixed thoughts.  Firstly, I am very happy for the couple as I know this is something wonderful. I congratulate them and show my excitement. Inside, […]

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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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A Night at the Museum

Last evening the “Get Along Gang” (as we affectionately call ourselves, because really every gang should have a moniker) decided to check out the “Adult Night” at the Manitoba Museum . When I signed up to attend, I thought the idea of going to the museum at night and listening to photographers talk about National […]

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Nourish Yourself and Your Relationship

It is hard to believe that we have arrived at the 6 month point since our approval for adoption placement; and nearly a year since we attended our first information session to begin our journey. I’ll admit that once I came to this realization, I was disappointed.  I really believed that we would be one of those […]

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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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November- National Adoption Month

This is the first year that I have become aware of National Adoption Month.  In the past, November was the simply the month leading up to Christmas, the month to remember our Veterans… and now November has a special significance in our lives. We officially started our adoption journey in 2015, after over a decade […]

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