Just when we thought things were settling down (by our standards, anyway), we learned that the biological brother of our kids had re-entered foster care. And life got interesting, again. Since finding this out, we've had 2 visits with him. Then, in just a few days, he'll be coming to visit us for 2 weeks. Wait, what? … Continue reading Onions Are For Peeling
Since we were contacted by Patrick’s case worker, I have learned a couple of things. I’ve learned that some people have strong opinions about pre-teen boys. And, I have learned that the more someone tells me to do something, the more determined I get to do what I think is right.And, what do I think … Continue reading Doing The Right Thing
"Can we adopt Patrick?"We were eating dinner and William asked the question suddenly. I don't really remember how we reacted, but, in my head, it was very dramatic and movie-like. The table got silent for a minute and the question hung in the air...well, dramatically. In reality, Lizzie and Antwan were probably making tons of noise, … Continue reading Can we adopt my brother?