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To the Brink and Back

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Adoption / Family Ties / Foster Care / Parenting Skills and Spills / Wrestling with Angels

The “D” word. I said the “D” word. Disruption.  Despite my reservations, I let E go down for a week and a half-long visit with Bmom and his bio siblings. I couldn’t come up with a better reason for him not to go than “I don’t think it’s a good idea,” and couldn’t explain beyond that, so I caved. Next time I’ll know better, but you know what they say about hindsight.  During the summer, […]

Good Adoption News!

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Adoption / Family Ties / Foster Care / In Transition

This past weekend, I received word from E’s appeals attorney that her job was finished: bio dad’s appeal had been dismissed, which means E is now legally free for adoption! Words cannot express how excited we are. Of course, there is now tons of paperwork to go through, and a new homestudy to be done, but we are so close! E finishes eighth grade in a couple of weeks, and B-mom and (I think) B-sis […]