I finally get to show off my handsome kid! A new suit for him, a matching dress (by his request) for me.
This past Friday, E and I signed our petition for adoption. There was one moment of panic, when the notary at the bank wasn’t sure he could notarize the petition because E had no identification. Our social worker asked if he’d expect ID for a five-year-old, and while I understand the reasoning behind requiring proof of ID for opening a bank account–so it’s not using someone else’s info for nefarious purposes–this was an adoption petition. […]