Summer Plans and Waiting

My dreams have been great lately, mostly positive adoption type dreams.  Some weird; like the other night I was waiting in the Thompson, MB airport with a lady with a chicken on her lap and I was flying somewhere to pick up our baby.  In my dream it didn’t seem at all strange that the […]

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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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“Where There is a Will There is a Way” Wednesday

So I have been doing some internet research, and seeing as I am in week 3 of my post umbilical hernia surgery I should be able to start light running.  I need it, I miss it, I’m shocked I’m saying it. It is funny how quickly you can miss something once a routine has been […]

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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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