My Perfect Breakdown


The thing about being an adoptive parent in an open adoption is that we are one of many parents in our child’s life.  From what I can tell, for many adoptive parents, Mr. MPB and I included, this is one of our biggest fears. Our child will have us, their parents and their birth mom and birth father.  And, of course the child may also have extended families both in their adoptive… Read More

We are well into our adoption journey at this point, and yet, we are just at the very beginning of it all. But, one thing has really struck me about adoption – it is very lonely being a potential adoptive parent. Adoption is not a common thing, and international adoption is even rarer. In fact, a whopping total of 1946 children were adopted internationally in Canada in 2010, and of that 148… Read More