All posts tagged: waiting

Moving Right Along

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Adoption / Foster Care / Wrestling with Angels

Tonight we have our second visit. I get to pick him up all by myself from his foster family. I’m planning to take him bowling. The bowling alley has an arcade area in case we get tired of actual bowling. It also has a small grill so I can feed him before getting him home so he can attend church. During our visit, I’m to ask him if he would like me to take him […]

Making a Match (or, “I Think I Met My Child”)

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Adoption / Foster Care / Nuts & Bolts / Uncategorized

After two previous delays, I finally met the child who my social worker thought would be a good match for me. The steps leading up to this moment included my social worker presenting me with three children she thought might be a match for me, telling me their ages, genders, names for two of them, and a little of their histories and present situations. She had photos to show me of the two kids whose […]