“Self-Pity Party of One, Your Bed is Ready”

The holidays are quickly approaching, christmas songs have made their way into every store, every radio station and every tv commercial.  We have completed opening day of Christmas aka Thanksgiving, which by the way gets shorter and shorter every year with stores opening before momma takes that bird out of the oven.  It's ironic that … Continue reading “Self-Pity Party of One, Your Bed is Ready”

Happy National Adoption Month

Each year, November is recognized as National Adoption Awareness Month. The main focus of this month is mainly children adopted from the foster care system or currently in it, however it does seldom include the choice of adoption in general, be it foreign or domestic.  Jody Landers said it best with this quote "A child born to … Continue reading Happy National Adoption Month

“Sure life, kick us while we are down, its cool”

So there is a few things you don't anticipate when trying to adopt.  Things you never planned for come up, so you roll with the proverbial punches but then suddenly life shows up like the uninvited grabby drunk guest at your daughter's quincieañera, craps all over the party and walks away.  That's a pretty accurate analogy....trust me … Continue reading “Sure life, kick us while we are down, its cool”

Woke up at stupid o’clock but yeeey its finally wine o’clock!!

We are back to radio silence with my agency and not a peep from the representative in Peru. I have to be honest, today has truly been one of those days.  I'm sure you have all had one. I woke up this morning too late to make myself look good too early to care (its … Continue reading Woke up at stupid o’clock but yeeey its finally wine o’clock!!

Come On U.S Agencies Get Your S%#@ Together!!

This weekend we heard that Peru will meet again this October to match families with children. They will only, however, match Peruvian families living in Peru and will temporarily suspend adoptions to agencies in the U.S. and Spain whom have failed to hand in post adoption reports. I am not really sure where the ball … Continue reading Come On U.S Agencies Get Your S%#@ Together!!