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The Hamm Files

Picture a friendly, new face, sitting across from you and your spouse, they ask you, “How would you describe your sexual relationship with your partner?” Umm… Great? 638 more words


Our Christmas Present - Instant Family

Well, I have a few minutes to breathe – Paul is out fishing with our…drumroll…SOON-TO-BE-ADOPTED SON, Matthew!

Matthew is the boy I’ve been talking about. He just turned 12 and, well, let’s say he has a LOT of energy!! 308 more words

Climbing the Mountain of Paperwork

Step one; we would like to apologize in advance for putting you to sleep. This post is entirely on paperwork; this never ending talk about paperwork and requirements will lull you into a deep nap. 735 more words


Kay and Tay are looking for a forever family

They say there’s nothing like the bond between twins and that’s certainly the case for two guys you’re about to meet.

Kay and Tay excel at school and in sports. 44 more words


Let's Call Him Mike

Here, the day before National Adoption Day, I’m excited to report that we met a kid – let’s call him Mike. Mike just turned 12 years old and is the child I mentioned in my last post. 327 more words

Demons In Adoption

The votes have been tallied, and this award couldn’t have gone to a shadier, shittier bunch of people.

This year’s recipient of the Demons of Adoption Award is a good example of being among the worst in an industry that thrives on bad practices. 564 more words


Forever Family

Yesterday we celebrated our 3 year Forever Family Day. Sometimes I call it our “familiversary”, and many refer to it as “gotcha day”.

We call it Forever Family Day, because it is THE day we officially became Sunshine’s forever family. 902 more words