Advice to Those Considering Adoption

I've mentioned before the amazing support system that the IAC post bankruptcy group has been.  It's people like me, that have gone through or are going trough a similar situation. Some have successfully adopted, some are still waiting. When I decided to write this blog, I reached out to the group and asked them "What... Continue Reading →

Foster to Adopt Class Day 2

I don't want to drive to frickin' Modesto. I don't want to spend 2 1/2 frickin' hours in the car driving and I don't want to do this.  But, I committed so I'm going because I don't like to give up.  A friend called to check in with me as I was driving and I... Continue Reading →

Foster to Adopt Class Day 1

I’ve been home for less than 24 hours since my failed adoption in OH and I head to Modesto for a foster to adopt class. I'm not sure about this and if I'm ready but I had signed up about six weeks prior and I didn't want to bail last minute. It's a long 2... Continue Reading →

The Silver Lining

There's a quote that says that what doesn't kill you makes you stronger.  I'm definitely much stronger! Throughout this crazy adoption journey, two things have risen to the top to create an amazing silver lining for me. 1) my support system  and 2) my relentless want/desire to be a mom. My support system: Where to... Continue Reading →

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