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Our Next Adventure Begins

Aaron, and I are very excited to start our beginning steps towards adoption.  Even though we are in the very early stages of the process, we wanted to start sharing our story with you all in hopes of making a connection for an open adoption.   13 more words

It's only halftime.

I lost my job on November 12th. No warning. Out of the blue. No good reason. With the holidays staring me square in the eyes, mortgage payments and bills to be payed, I got a stock email alerting me that my services as a sports writer with were no longer needed. 1,155 more words


Adoption: Bridging the gap between 'us' and 'them'

It’s November! Happy National Adoption month, y’all! Lately, I’ve been going through a whirlwind of emotion.

My mom recently brought it to my attention that not everyone understands and/or agrees with adoption, and that in fact a lot of people do everything in their power to avoid adoption. 674 more words


The Big Question: Why Adopt?

Eleven days ago we publicly announced that we are going to follow our hearts and pursue adoption. Since then we have been met with support, but we have also had a lot of people ask questions about our intentions. 1,042 more words


Step 1: Take a step

It was a simple email and most likely just a stock email automatically sent to us, but I already have a feeling that it’s a message that’s going to change the rest of our lives. 840 more words


The Wait...Month Five

We are officially five months into our wait for baby J.  It’s been hard at times, worrying if we’re going with the right agency, if we should sign with two agencies at the same time, worried we’ll never be picked.   88 more words


The Wait...Month Four

We’re a little over four months in our wait for a match.  I feel like time has been flying, but that’s probably because we’ve been trying to keep busy this summer.  108 more words