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Patiently Waiting

So true!

We are still waiting to be invited to the book with our agency before our profile is shared by the social workers when they meet with birth moms and parents. 68 more words

We're OK Being the Crazy Ones

You know, building a baby in the epicenter of your body is hard. Tanner commented to me the other day, “You know, you are better at growing a baby than you are at growing plants.” He’s absolutely right. 1,006 more words

Adoption Series: Costs

2018. Post 43/100.

People don’t like talking about finances surrounding adoption because it’s highly personal and varies pretty significantly from case to case.

If you’re hoping for a dollar-by-dollar breakdown of how much working capital you’ll need to fund your potential adoption, you don’t have to read further… because I just don’t know. 544 more words

Substance Over Shadows

Adoption Series: Our Adoption Story, Part 6

2018. Post 41/100. (Cont’d from “Our Adoption Story, Part 5”)

B is now 8.5 months old. She became a big sister to #3 in November and legally a Francis in December. 184 more words

Substance Over Shadows

Adoption Series: Our Adoption Story, Part 5

2018. Post 40/100. (Cont’d from “Our Adoption Story, Part 4”)

Bonding with B was really, really hard for me.

Let me backpedal a little bit and tell you more about myself. 594 more words

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Adoption Series: Our Adoption Story, Part 4

2018. Post 39/100. (Cont’d from “Our Adoption Story, Part 3”)

I was in the room when B was born.

As I held B for the first time, my heart exploded with emotion. 459 more words

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Adoption Series: Our Adoption Story, Part 3

2018. Post 38/100. (Cont’d from “Our Adoption Story, Part 2”)

Next thing we knew, it was July. Two days before Mama T’s scheduled c-section, we flew as a family of 3 for the last time.* 481 more words

Substance Over Shadows