Lux et umbra vicissum…

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Entries from February 2008

Changes coming

February 28th, 2008 · 4 Comments

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That’s one in-depth update!

February 27th, 2008 · Comments Off on That’s one in-depth update!

For our first adoption, we had to complete a full home study. A home study is an incredibly detailed document created by a social worker in which she says whether or not she thinks you’re a fit family to adopt a child. Part of the home study has to do with whether or not you […]

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And Documents Submitted!

February 26th, 2008 · Comments Off on And Documents Submitted!

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Petitions filed!!!

February 26th, 2008 · Comments Off on Petitions filed!!!

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Wheel in the sky keeps on turnin’

February 25th, 2008 · 2 Comments

You can’t stop time. It’s funny how a mother (and a father to some extent, I’m sure) experiences a mix of pride, joy, and grief with each new accomplishment of her child. The pride and joy are pretty obvious, I think, but that little tinge of grief is usually hidden in the background, a sorrow […]

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What to do next?

February 24th, 2008 · Comments Off on What to do next?

Wow. We’re only in the beginning stages, and I’m already feeling lost in the paperwork! In some ways we don’t have as much this time since we don’t have to have a full home study done, just a home study update, but since we also have to finalize our first adoption we have some things […]

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What’s in a load?

February 23rd, 2008 · Comments Off on What’s in a load?

… of laundry, that is. A load by any other name would smell as stinky. Sometimes it’s a literal stink (I mean, we’re dealing with small children here remember). Other times it’s more of a figurative stench. You know, that “Didn’t I just wash these same clothes a couple days ago?” smell. The “Whoever crossbred […]

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“I’m not happy with you!”

February 22nd, 2008 · Comments Off on “I’m not happy with you!”

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All encouragers, please use the front door!

February 21st, 2008 · 2 Comments

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Oh, how I love legalese…

February 20th, 2008 · 1 Comment

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