One thing can always be said for us. We never do things the simple way. Sometimes that's because of random circumstances. And, sometimes, it's because of me. You see, there's a reason that Brian calls me Lucy Ricardo. :)When we finalized with the boys, it was definitely due to random circumstances. The car overheated which … Continue reading My Boy Is Finally Finalized! He’s Kaleb Parker now. 🙂
I'm kind of quiet at work. I'm not really sure why. Well, it doesn't really have anything to do with this story, anyway. I'm just setting the mood. 😉 Anyway, when I mentioned with an oddly calm tone that we are finalizing on Monday, my co-workers weren't ready for it. But, it didn't take them long to start … Continue reading What’s Going To Change When You Finalize Your Adoption?
We are very proud that we adopted. Just like I know many others are proud that they adopted. We have never hidden it from our kids (not that we really had a choice, haha) and never shied away from using the word. We talk about the milestones. We talk about the journey. We talk about … Continue reading Kids Say The Darndest Things And It Needs To Stop.
It’s been a journey. That’s how people always start these stories. Going through the adoption process with Patrick has been a journey. It’s like traveling to a new country by boat or train or some other slow and unsteady form of transportation. Definitely not an airplane, though. While airplanes have turbulence sometimes, they are so … Continue reading Congratulations! It’s A Boy! A Teenage Boy!