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Adoption & Mister Rogers

Adoption & Mister Rogers

Mister Rogers and I go way back.  Every day, we’d spend an hour of our afternoons together, he and I.  Not in person, of course, but through his PBS show, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, which I loved so much even as a very young child and especially into preschool-hood.  From his somewhat OCD routine of changing … Continue reading

National Adoption Awareness Month

National Adoption Awareness Month

November is National Adoption Awareness Month, a yearly invitation to learn more about adoption, to support adoptive families and birthparents, and to raise awareness for foster children waiting to be adopted.  You know I’m nerdy, so I had to find out the origins of this month of recognition.  The history is pretty interesting. According to … Continue reading

Ohana Means Family…

Ohana Means Family…

You probably already know this quote is from the Disney flick Lilo & Stitch, which we’ve seen maybe half a dozen times (An alien koala playing Elvis songs? Come on, what’s not to love?!).  It wasn’t until we caught this graphic on Adoption.net’s facebook page that we thought about this quote from the movie in … Continue reading

If you were a castle, I’d be your moat…

If you were a castle, I’d be your moat…

Lately, so focused have we both been on the now and the (hopefully fairly soon) future, it has been a little too easy to forget-to-remember all those moments that have brought the two of us to this point in our lives.  I’ve never been a huge fan of Valentine’s Day, but I am a hearty (pun intended) supporter … Continue reading

Connections to Adoption

Connections to Adoption

Just about everyone has a connection to adoption.  Quite a few of you following our blog have family or friends that are adopted, and some of you were adopted yourself.  It’s pretty cool to hear these different stories, and thank you all for the positive energy you’re sending our way!  Also on the note of … Continue reading

30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days

The Huffington Post is (re-)publishing a series of online articles called “30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days,” designed to give a voice to people with widely varying experiences, including birthparents, adoptees, adoptive parents, foster parents, waiting adoptive parents and others touched by adoption and the adoption process. It turned out to be quite a look … Continue reading

A new beginning

Welcome to our blog!  We’re just getting started, so there’s not much going on here yet, but we plan to use this blog as a record of our adoption journey and as a way to share our story with our family and friends.  Thanks for checking it out–come back soon for updates on our progress!