Dear Birth Mom

Dear Birth Mom,  I saw your words today, written on a news site’s comment section. I wanted to say thank-you, thank you for using your experience to shed light on the ignorance and the small-mindedness of people who simply do not know.  Thank you for your bravery.   Thank you for walking into Planned Parenthood […]

I Found Happiness

Yesterday could be summed up in two words, “It sucked.” All weekend Kevin and I worked our tails off to get ready to show our house for a family who wants to look at it.  Our house won’t go on the market until August.  The bathroom downstairs, is not finished it’s close, and it’s gorgeous… hopefully […]

Fighting For Carver

Fighting For My Son Parents can not just love them enough.My theory of Nature v. Nurture has been turned on its head.People watch me, scrutinize me and place my child under a microscope of expectations that he just can not measure up to.I never realized I could love someone so much my heart would break, […]

6-months

Sweet Carver Benjamin, 6-months (well if we want to get technical almost seven.) Where did those days go? A year ago I didn’t even know that you were coming, I had no idea that my life was going to change again, and that I would receive a blessing as amazing as you. You little fritter, […]

I am the Mommy

I am not sure I’m cut out for an open adoption.  I know that the open-concept is a wonderful thing, and in the long run it’s going to benefit Carver more than I’ll ever realize; but yesterday just about killed me. We met the birth parents for lunch–Carver’s tummy-mama still had one of our phones […]