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fourth birthday

A few days ago, I was reminded what our life looked like before children.  It was quiet and mostly boring.  And filled with longings and hopes and anticipation.  263 more words


Going to the chapel...

Yep, we got hitched! I mentioned it in the title of this post, but our little family unit is now legally recognized by the Federal government! 534 more words


Concurrent affairs

The Court of Appeal had to look at what happens or what should happen, when there is a conflict between the Local Authority plan for a child and what the foster carers (who had signed up as concurrent carers, or ‘foster to adopt’ under the new language of the statute) thought the plan should be. 5,426 more words

Case Law

Adoption Truth: I'm Not Amazing

So, something has been on my mind lately, and so I thought, why not write about it.

Often people say things to us like

You are so amazing for adopting a child who has no home. 925 more words



First of all, I want to thank everyone that commented on my last post. It made me realize that there is a value in posting about foster care, and for that I have decided to continue on. 458 more words


December 2014

It’s kind of a thing in our family to take pictures of M2 sleeping.  She’ll wipe out anywhere.

Of course we shared the pictures with M2, and we all enjoyed a giggle.   179 more words

Adoption Is Love

In Your Nose - Adoption Talk Linkup

I’ve been thinking about my younger daughter’s nose lately.

That probably sounds weird but I think it’s been inspired by my recent memoir editing.

Ruth, the girls’ biological mother, once told me, 369 more words

Musings And Personal