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One Year File Review

We are rapidly coming up on our one year file review this September.  It is hard to believe that nearly one year ago we were officially approved and placed in “the box”.  One year of waiting hasn’t been so bad … Continue reading

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Where have I been???

It has been a month since I last blogged. Life has just been busy in terms of work and well.. summer is here so there are so many more activities. I took some time last week to get away to … Continue reading

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Apologies Aren’t Necessary..

An interesting phenomenon is starting to happen. I’ve noticed that as people are either making their pregnancy announcements or introducing their new baby… I am getting a look. The look is almost apologetic in nature, or as if to say.. … Continue reading

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Summer Time and the Living is Easy…

I appeared to have taken a month-long hiatus from blogging. Where does the time go? Before you ask.. no there hasn’t been any movement on the adoption front.  Still waiting for a match… Meanwhile, we are in full summer mode … Continue reading

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Statistically Speaking… It Sucks

The last week has been a difficult one.  It all started last week when we decided to attend the Annual General Meeting for our adoption agency.  My purpose for attending was to hear the reports on stats; placements, approvals, birth … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season for Pregnancy Announcements

Spring is in the air, the sun is shining and it seems like everyone had a busy winter. Every day I am hearing pregnancy announcements from couples. I hear them with mixed thoughts.  Firstly, I am very happy for the couple … Continue reading

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Summer Plans and Waiting

My dreams have been great lately, mostly positive adoption type dreams.  Some weird; like the other night I was waiting in the Thompson, MB airport with a lady with a chicken on her lap and I was flying somewhere to … Continue reading

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Manitoba Needs to Update the Adoption Act

I am a firm believer that if you want something, you need to go out and get it.  This means doing the work, breaking barriers and forging the path if need be.  It is the way I have tackled every … Continue reading

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“At The End of the Day..”

“At the end of the day you’re another day older…”- Les Miserable.   It is a song that I usually save for completing housework, but today it made me think about the concept of age and parenting. When we entered our adoption … Continue reading

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Just Once?

Breathe.  Just breathe. No I am not quoting Faith Hill.  I decided to touch base with the adoption agency just to see how many times our file has been viewed by prospective birth parents.  Yes it has only been six … Continue reading

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