I Have No Nice Words Left

Another delay and another green social worker on little man's case. After not hearing back from the adoption social worker for 2 months, I reached out again two weeks ago. No response. I reached out again today to get an update on little man's adoption paperwork and she finally got back to me. His case... Continue Reading →

November is National Adoption Month

I wish I could say that I could celebrate National Adoption month with some exciting news, but it looks like I'll have to wait until next year. But, that's not what this post is about. You've probably gathered for all my posts, that there are many different types of adoption (open, closed, semi-open), many ways... Continue Reading →

It’s a Money Making Business

This past June, TIME wrote an article called "The Baby Brokers: Inside America‚Äôs Murky Private-Adoption Industry". I wish I could say I was surprised by it, but instead I kept finding myself saying "Yup! Uh-huh." The Utah agency mentioned in the article, yup, that's one of the many I was signed up with. Paying extra... Continue Reading →

Day 880

Today is day 880 that little man has been in foster care and day 878 with me. This afternoon I got a call from little man's attorney and she had some great news. The court has rejected the bio-mom's appeal because she has no grounds for it. A third party lawyer reviewed the case and... Continue Reading →

Here We Go Again

I don't know where to start with this post so I'm going to type and see what shows up here. February 4th, 2021 we had a court hearing to terminate the parental rights. To our surprise, the bio-mom agreed to the termination and her lawyer stated for her that it was in the best interest... Continue Reading →

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