So, the other day, I took the kids to McDonald's after my daughter reminded me that I had promised her a trip there at some point in the week. On a side note, I've got to stop doing that. Because I may forget, but she definitely won't. The three of them were sitting at a … Continue reading Should My Black Kids Have To Hear The N-Word?
Two of our current favorite shows are Supergirl and The Flash. Both have inadvertent adoption/foster care themes. Barry Allen's (a.k.a. The Flash) father is in prison as the show starts and he has been raised by his foster father, Joe. Since he has raised from age 11, he thinks of him as a son and … Continue reading Adoption In Television
The other night, I came across a post in my newsfeed about a family who was going through the process of adopting a 12 year old boy from another country. I think it was China, but now I can't find the post to verify. But, that's not the point. It was a sad story with a … Continue reading Ten Things You May Or May Not Know About Foster Care Adoption.
Last Wednesday (September 11th) was the five year anniversary of the day that Lizzie came to us, forever and ever. Of course, we didn’t know that, at the time, that wasn't necessarily true. But, that’s what the case worker told us because she sincerely believed it to be true when she said it. And, that’s what we told the … Continue reading I Remember The Day Lizzie Came To Us
It's 10:20. The case worker is coming tomorrow for the monthly check-in visit. I've got a pile of laundry on the couch that needs to be folded, dishes in the sink that need to be washed, and dog hair that needs to be vacuumed out of the floor. So, naturally, I'm going to write a … Continue reading Every Kid Needs To Be Tucked In
The other day, was our 3 year anniversary, of the boys being placed in our home. It was the day that my life changed forever. My life changed when we were told that we had been chosen for the boys, then again when we met them for the first time, then again, when we brought … Continue reading Adopting William and Antwan