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Day 2 – 25 Days of Gratitude

Today as I woke up at 5:30 am to let the dogs out for their morning ritual, I sat in the living room waiting for them to finish their business.  While sitting in the silence, I took a moment to reflect … Continue reading

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25 Days of Gratitude

It is officially December 1st and the official start to the holiday season.  Every year around this time, I begin to reflect on the last year and all of the great things that have happened. 2015 was a very good … Continue reading

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And the Marathon Begins…

Just over a week to go to start our Homestudy.  I’m actually really excited.  Initially I think everyone has some reservations or worry about the Homestudy component of the adoption process.  It involves a series of meetings with a social … Continue reading

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We Are Now Pronounced.. Mr. & Mr.!

On May 23, 2015 I officially married the love of my life and best friend of 11 years. We chose to have a very small ceremony that we hosted in our home.  We made this decison, as our intention was to … Continue reading

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Shot Gun Wedding is Well Underway..

It has been a whirlwind two weeks since my last post.  Where has the time gone?  I feel like I have been neglecting my updates! Since we last spoke, I have basically finished organizing the entire wedding and marriage licence … Continue reading

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Let’s Make It Official

We have made a decision, that we feel will be best for our application process.  We are going to expedite our marriage, so that we can include our marriage certificate in our application. Originally our thought was that it would … Continue reading

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Babies Babies, Everywhere

It seems to me that since we began our journey to start a family, everywhere I look I see infants, stroller and Baby Bjorns.  The mall today was flooded with new babies, or maybe I’ve just become more acutely aware of … Continue reading

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An Email from Today’s Parent…

Monday is the first session with the adoption agency, and I have been thinking a lot about it.  Even though it is simply an informational meeting with other parents, it symbolizes the first step finally taking place. I was starting to think … Continue reading

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Summer Of The Trailer Park Boys…

It may come as a surprise to a few of you, but I love to camp.. and so does R.  So “camping” may be a bit of a stretch. These days it is more like glamping. When we first started … Continue reading

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