Last night I had a dream about the baby that we “lost”. I remember how excited we were about his arrival and the hopes and dreams Corey and I shared for the little guy. I remember looking at his picture after his birth…hoping and praying he would soon come home to us. I also remember the day his father said he wouldn’t be ours. I … Continue reading A Piece of Your Heart Goes with Every Child
So…it appears that we are not going to be able to bring this baby home either. I realize that it’s hard for someone to have to give up their child to someone else, especially someone that you don’t even know. I realize that I do not have a child of my own and therefore do not know that kind of love (some would say). I … Continue reading Heartbreak.
Corey and I attended a meeting last Thursday with DFCS regarding the adoption and foster care orientation process. The entire meeting lasted around two hours. There are several teenagers awaiting families that have been stuck in the system for most of their lives. My heart aches for them. And it takes a special person / family to be able to make a place for a teenager into … Continue reading Baby Update / DFCS Orientation Meeting
For those of you who do not know as of yet… Corey and I should (if everything goes as planned) be proud parents of a bouncing baby boy in about SEVEN WEEKS!!!! I know, right? Seven weeks. Do you KNOW how quickly that can go by? Think back to the week of March 16th…St. Patrick’s Day for all of you that celebrate. THAT was six … Continue reading Third Times a Charm? (I hope, I hope)