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Adoption Agency Update – It’s Not About Me

We’ve been living in the world of radio silence from our adoption agency. We turned everything in, did the home study, had the interviews and it was time to wait. The silence was working for me. We didn’t email, call, or text the agency–who wants to be the pesky parents before the baby even shows up? […]

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We Are Married!!!

Mat and I got married eight years and two months ago. But according to our daughter, Faye we are in the honeymoon phase. Or maybe it’s more like Faye is basking in our newlywed glow. I don’t know if it was a picture, a movie, a conversation, or simply the innate love of love that […]

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Choosing Patience

July 28th we received an email from our adoption agency with the subject line “Approval Letter.” I would have preferred a man with white gloves hand deliver a wax-sealed envelope that showered confetti onto the floor as we removed a gold-embossed piece of card stock declaring the Hency’s worthy of display to potential birth mothers. Oh […]