Monthly Archives: September 2011

Taking Bets

Received this email from the stork yesterday: My supervisor completed the file audit and this is the last of the information needed for licensing. I met with my supervisor today and she has been unable to read your home study. … Continue reading

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Sounds about right

Sunday, brunch with gram: Gram: How does it feel to be 9 months pregnant? Me: Pretty exciting. And a little easier if I knew if I was 9 months pregnant, or 4 months pregnant. Gram: I would imagine so. Text, … Continue reading

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Just how pregnant am I?

We will be licensed Oct 1st.  My joke all along has been that I am expecting a phone call Oct 2nd. Several foster parents we know in the area have told us the same thing. Oct 2nd–you’re getting a call. … Continue reading

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All roads lead to you..

All of the things we’ve been through, so many decisions we’ve made, all seem like precursors, the introduction, to this big story. I thought I might be embarrassed about things that have happened to me, choices I have made.  Mostly, … Continue reading

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Protected: Generations of love

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I won’t say it if you won’t

Detain. We had a meeting with our caseworker, and I could.not.remember the word “detained.”  She kept talking about various scenarios, and would talk about detaining a child, or knowing an infant would be detained at birth. Then, a short minute … Continue reading

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Crafty nursery sneak peak

I’ve been relishing my evenings free right now… busyness of summer (which I love) is over. Days are still long so I still have lots of energy.  No stack of foster parent paperwork to do–and no little one yet.  Ahhhh.  … Continue reading

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Soapbox P.S.

At a wedding last night, we sat with a sarcastic, push-the-envelope, non P.C. group of friends. Pie was served for dessert. Yum! Carrie: I don’t like pie. Bill: You don’t like PIE? How can you not like pie? Carrie: I … Continue reading

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Not Supportive of Frivolity

It’s black. I like it behind the front door. I’m 16 w and craving skittles. What??? Last year, I questioned what these facebook status updates were about and was told I was “not supportive of breast cancer research.”  I have … Continue reading

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Nursery preview

I bought a glider-rocker from a rummage sale (from BGAI, actually, so it must be good luck.  Good luck I said. Notice me linking to a happy post and not the “my daughter doesn’t sleep through the night and I … Continue reading

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