If anyone ever tells you that it’s a good idea to have a 9 year old, a toddler, and a newborn while trying to sell your house, fix up a new house, and take over your parents basement, they’re lying to you. It’s not a good idea. Not at all. Continue reading “Life’s Little (or big) Stresses”
November is National Adoption Month. Last year, Husband and I publicly announced our plans to adopt during this month. Who knew we’d be parents to a beautiful 6 month old baby boy only a short year later?
Adoption has truly changed our lives for the better. We now have another son (one who permanently lives with us). My parents are first time grandparents to a baby. My brother now has a baby nephew. My grandparents are first time great grandparents to a baby. My aunts and uncles all get to add “great” to their names too. My cousins’ kids now have a new friend to grow up and play with. My friends became “aunties” and “uncles”. Husband, Z, and I gained two new family members in Vincent’s birthparents. Even our friends of friends seem to be positively affected by our adoption story. Continue reading “National Adoption Month”