Monthly Archives: December 2012

Totally Makes Up For It

Zucchini and my mom were talking about their visit, and my mom asked what present Zucchini received from her mom. Zucchini rolled her eyes and said, “A Barbie.” (The girls both got Barbies) My mom said, “you aren’t excited about … Continue reading

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It’s About Time for a Rant

As the kids were on their way to a visit, I found out that their biomom asked the social worker for “help” getting gifts. And by that, I mean, she asked the social worker to get gifts for her. Carrot … Continue reading

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Alternate Realities

I have been thinking a lot about little Atticus lately. Maybe because Pumpkin is wearing some of the clothes Atticus wore when he was here, crawling in the dishwasher and dancing to the song of the alphabet magnets. [“every letter … Continue reading

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Getting away with it as long as I can

Much of foster parent regulations are written reactively.  Some kid needs privacy in the bathroom to feel safe, and maybe their foster parent didn’t respect that, so now, there is a rule that “bathroom locks must be able to be … Continue reading

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Rare and amazing

When i thought our adoption date could be as early as february, i randomly mentioned to our case worker that I was not having second thoughts about adopting the kids, but I was nervous about losing some services. And our … Continue reading

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No tpr yet

Since the somewhat eloquent posts in my head aren’t getting written down anytime soon, I thought I would at least give you an update. We had a big court date yesterday. The “best interest hearing” also known as “the best … Continue reading

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Comfort in Community

As fate would have it, all of the girls,  except two,  in the fourth grade are adopted. And one of those girls has two moms, so the joke is that she is adopted (by one of the moms) as well. … Continue reading

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