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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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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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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We Are Not Alone

The information session at Adoptions Options went very well.  It was great to hear all of the information on the process we are starting, but more importantly it was amazing to be in a room full of people beginning the same journey toward parenthood. We had a lot of nervousness heading into the office, but it […]

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Babies Babies, Everywhere

It seems to me that since we began our journey to start a family, everywhere I look I see infants, stroller and Baby Bjorns.  The mall today was flooded with new babies, or maybe I’ve just become more acutely aware of their presence.  Regardless, it inspired me to start doing a little shopping.  There are so […]

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An Email from Today’s Parent…

Monday is the first session with the adoption agency, and I have been thinking a lot about it.  Even though it is simply an informational meeting with other parents, it symbolizes the first step finally taking place. I was starting to think about whether we would be the only same-sex couple in the session, and how that would […]

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January 27, 2015.. Best. Day. Ever

It was the evening of our 11th anniversary, and we had just returned home from work.  The plan was for us to go out for dinner to celebrate our 11 wonderful years together, and have a date night.  I got dinner ready for Rob’s Dad (he lives with us), and then away we went. As we […]

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