My Perfect Breakdown


An important part of our adoption journey in the USA has been to choose a lawyer. One of the biggest differences between adoption in Canada and the USA seems to be the involvement of lawyers. In Canada, social workers do almost everything, with a few lawyers just signing off on the final paperwork and processing the legal stuff through the court system. In the USA, lawyers actually match birth mothers/families and adoptive… Read More

I feel like I’ve spent the last week obsessively focusing on all our family drama and all the accompanying emotions.  I’m still hurting, but I also recognize that I cannot get stuck in a place of hurt at the expense of all the other things in our lives, most importantly our adoption stuff that while at times is stressful, is also incredibly exciting. So, with that, I’m going to share what we… Read More