Cost and Payment Update

Alright, I’ve done an expenses list before, but it’s been awhile. I want to refresh everyone, and myself, just what we’re doing with the money we’re asking for. I’m also going to mark all of the expenses we’ve already paid for. This way we can see how far we’ve come, and how far we have… Continue reading Cost and Payment Update


Finally! An Update Worth Sharing

It has been a long dang time coming and I am so happy I finally get to share it. Our one and only homestudy visit was completed last week and I can’t even put into words how happy I am about it. I’m going to do a homestudy specific post shortly, to share some insight… Continue reading Finally! An Update Worth Sharing


Why I’ve Been Quiet

Trigger Warning: Sensitive Material I’ve been very quiet recently. I’m becoming a louder activist about a lot of other things important to me, but when it comes to my adoption or children in general, I lost my voice for a little bit. As hard as all of this is to put out there to the… Continue reading Why I’ve Been Quiet


A Brief Update

Well hello there ! I know I’ve been pretty silent on the update front. We have had several things happen that I’m not sure I feel entirely comfortable sharing. But as a brief overview, we’ve moved again, we have a new social worker, and progress will soon be made. Our social worker has sent our forms… Continue reading A Brief Update

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World Changers and Waiting to Die

I’ve been going over catchy phrases and in-your-face word combinations but there isn’t a way for me to say what I’m going to say and not get emotional. So I’m not going to worry about trying to sound quaint and unattached. I’m not going to try to look at this from an objective, unbiased perspective.… Continue reading World Changers and Waiting to Die


As a Mom on Thanksgiving

As I sit here at the table, I’m struggling to find the holiday spirit. Normally I feel it months in advance, and I do think I felt it even yesterday. But now that Thanksgiving is here, which means the Christmas Season has officially opened, I just feel empty. I’m looking around my cold apartment, seeing… Continue reading As a Mom on Thanksgiving