She said yes…

We had a 30-minute call with the team and bio family today and it was brought up that bio dad signed the consent to terminate his parental rights.  The topic was broached with bio mom about her predicament and rights… apparently there is a statute that states that if a parent involuntarily (not by choice)Continue reading “She said yes…”

anticipating the surprise…

*MILESTONE ALERT* My partner and I signed the first set of papers tonight that get us one step closer to getting the adoption hearing schedule!!  Lord-willing, the 45 day timer will start in the next week. AND as it turns out… we should be able to move the adoption hearing to earlier in August.  Yes,Continue reading “anticipating the surprise…”

a hiccup follows yesterday’s milestone, please pray

After trying out scenarios for the closing/goodbye visit (i.e. will bio mom announce her pregnancy, will bio gma and great gma say they will see the kiddos again when they are 18… I pray these conversations do not happen), it dawned on me that having the adoption hearing in the old town is totally notContinue reading “a hiccup follows yesterday’s milestone, please pray”

I surrender.

This week has been filled with wavering emotions by the hour.  I’m fortunate to have running partners who are helping me process and prepare for this coming weekend.  Likewise, my life partner is riding this out with me arm in arm as are my wonderful co-workers. I’ve had moments of anger thinking about how onContinue reading “I surrender.”