adoption

Canning

I remember canning peaches and pears with my grandma and mom at the end of each summer. It is one of my favorite memories. The day was usually hot, as most days in late summer usually are. The boxes of peaches and pears seemed like a mini mountain to me. I enjoyed doing the peaches […]

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Home Depot

If you have ever been to a Home Depot on the first Saturday of the month then you have probably noticed the kids workshop that they put on. It’s organized chaos really. The concept is great, design a craft that kids can build/construct, and give the kit to kids with their own Home Depot Apron […]

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Thank you sir…

Dear Sir- I’m sure this wasn’t your dream profession when you were little. It may be something you are doing in-between jobs, it may be something to pay the bills, or it’s just a job that needs to get done and you happen to be the one to do it. At times I bet you […]

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Home Studied

Quick update-We had our two home study visits this week. I’m not sure what I was expecting, but I think definitely someone stricter and not personal with a checklist and unapproving glances with everything we said. Instead we were blessed with a wonderful social worker who has adopted three of her own children and had […]

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Control

Maybe I should actually name this post “lack of control”. I think the issue of control has been one of the harder issues for me with this adoption process. When I was pregnant with both the boys I was super vigilant about what I ate, what I was exposed to, getting exercise (I ran all […]

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Mommy next year….

We recently got to spend a few days in Glenwood Srings, Colorado. My husband’s cousin had a wedding in Grand Junction that we went to and on the way back we stopped for a couple of days. This trip was the first time Leighton was old enough to remember staying in a hotel. He thought […]

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Adoption update

Real quick. Application was turned in last month, we did our finger prints yesterday and those should be in the mail by the end of the week and on their way to the FBI or whoever it is that needs to determine that we are safe people. Its a process and a journey. With the […]

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