My Perfect Breakdown


We were promised a phone call from our social worker once the relinquishment deadline had passed.  The phone call was to confirm that the deadline passed without the birth mother having a change of heart and Baby MPB would always be ours to love and care for. In the hours before the deadline my anxiety shot through the roof.  Mr. MPB did everything he could to distract me (and himself too). The… Read More

So, we got yet another surprise in terms of adoption process that I haven’t yet mentioned and that we weren’t prepared for. When all the paperwork was signed by myself, my husband, our birth mother, our social worker, etc. and we found out that the immediate relinquishment waiver is not in fact effective immediately upon signing. But rather it becomes effective at the end of the next business day. For us, with… Read More