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Our Story Part 9: It’s a small world after all.

Monday, April 11th, 2011

So remember when Ariel said she knew someone in our book? That whole line of questioning never stopped, we met person after person who knew Ariel or her mom Ardy, or that she used to babysit for. Once in church I mentioned his due date and said she was taking Yoga, and the person we […]

Oh the Mommy Guilt.

Friday, August 27th, 2010

It is sometimes unbearable, and who do I have to blame for this, Myself. I never thought ahead about what being a mama would make me feel like, I never thought it could bring me to my knees and beg G-d for help. Until I held that little baby in my arms and knew he […]

Our Story, Part 7: Finally meeting some birthparents

Monday, June 21st, 2010

So the meeting was scheduled for a Monday at noon I believe, but before we could even get excited, we got a call that said they had to reschedule, they hadn’t changed there mind but the birthmom got a chance to go to Florida with her dad for a week, well I can’t fault the […]

Happy Fathers Day To: Todd, Woody, G.David, Shaunn, Zach, and many more

Sunday, June 20th, 2010

Years ago my brother and I got my dad a shirt for Fathers day it said: “Anyone can be a Father, but it takes someone special to be a Daddy”¬† I remember it was heather green with green trim and he wore it a lot. I liked that shirt, even more now that I know […]

Our Story Part 6: Is one enough?

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010

We looked at each other more than once during Simons first few years and wondered if one was a good number. Days when he was just as cute as could be and it felt like it took both of us to enjoy him completely. Days when he was just the biggest pill and it took […]

Our Story, Part 4: Our time had come

Monday, April 12th, 2010

After our meeting initial meeting with Shane, we were just in a waiting pattern. Looking forward to August and all that that month would bring with us. My boss at the hair salon wanted to throw me a shower, so it was planned for June 25th, my mom came up and we had a great […]

Our Story, Part 3: Meet the Birthparents

Saturday, April 10th, 2010

Our social worker emailed me the information she had given me just in case I didn’t remember it all, boy was she right, that whole conversation was a blur. Here is an excerpt from that email: Suzanne and Todd, In your excitement yesterday, I would be surprised if you remembered ¬†anything more than the words […]