Adoption and fostering

Over the weekend, Donald and I spent fourteen hours away from Charlotte (nine hours the first day and five hours the second) (this time includes two hours of transportation) so that we could drive to a nearby city and attend a →MORE...

Feb 08, 2012
Dear Child, Yesterday a social worker came to our house to talk to your father and me.  We answered what felt like thousands of questions over the course of five hours.  For months we have dreaded this meeting, but now it →MORE...

Jan 11, 2012
Last Tuesday at two o’clock in the afternoon we met with a representative from our foster-adoption agency to discuss the steps we need to take to find and bring home our child, the decisions we need to make, and the choices →MORE...

Jan 04, 2012
Last week, something happened.  And I’m not just referring to the enormo-virus I accidentally downloaded onto our computer that took my lumbering giant of a computer dork husband two full days to un-fuck.  Although, if you ask him, he would probably →MORE...

Nov 11, 2011
Dear Child, I’ve gone back and forth about writing a letter to you and this is what I’ve decided: adoption is like pregnancy.  We don’t know you yet, but every moment that we wait for you, that we search for you, →MORE...