Meeting Milestones Late

I was intending to have some really great and enlightening 😉 😉 posts written for National Down Syndrome Awareness Month (October) and National Adoption Month (November), but obviously that just didn’t happen. (I guess moving halfway across the country will keep you busy!) Although I was hoping to use this blog somewhat as an advocacy…

Our Open Adoption’s Evolution

After my husband and I sat through open adoption training for our agency, we were a little overwhelmed.  Honestly, we were quite negative about the whole deal.  The panel, filled with adoptive families; discussed how close they were with their birth families, how the two families (birth and adoptive) spent weekends together actually enjoying each…

Feeding Dilemmas

During our adoption’s process, we had a facebook page where family, friends, and others followed along and offered words of encouragement and excitement.  After Baby #4’s homecoming and when he was finally deemed legally ours (a 60 day wait here), I decided to take it down.  Afterwards, we were humbled by the large amount of…