If I Hear “Be Patient” One More Time….

....One more time..I dare you....try me!! When it comes to adoption for a family that has been waiting for over 4 years, telling someone to 'be patient' is asking God to take your life.  It creates the same emotions of rage and resentment you give a new mother when you say her newborn is ugly. … Continue reading If I Hear “Be Patient” One More Time….

A Day in the Life of Adoption Errands

So here I was again returning to NYC to notarize, authenticate and apostille documents for, hopefully, the last time throughout this adoption process. Here is how my day went. Woke up at the butt-crack of dawn to make sure my ‘adult’ (he’s all of 18 now) son gets all the things he needs for school … Continue reading A Day in the Life of Adoption Errands

Taking the W this Week! Can I get an Amen!

Yes I speak teenager!  Though I have to tell you at some point, a teen to human dictionary would make a killing on Amazon.  Anyway, taking a W means taking a win. This past week we have managed to turn this year around.  If you recall a few months back I mentioned that the Army … Continue reading Taking the W this Week! Can I get an Amen!

Some days I nail ‘adulting’; others I can’t even ‘human’!

But you know who is going to rock at it, my son Charlie!  I am going to dedicate this post to this fabulous young man who is on the eve of turning the big 1-8.  I have to say he is one amazing little human, and I don't wanna brag but, that's right people, my … Continue reading Some days I nail ‘adulting’; others I can’t even ‘human’!

The Passive-Aggressive Guide to Adoption

This is really what I should have called this blog.  I'm generally an outspoken and passionate latin woman.....aka a loud and obnoxious hispanic, but if adoption has taught me anything, it is definitely how to be dreadfully passive-aggressive.  In a way, I am glad this blog exists, if only so I can unload rants, tirades … Continue reading The Passive-Aggressive Guide to Adoption