My Perfect Breakdown


Yesterday, I wrote a post on my in-laws incredibly supportive response to our decision to adopt. This response was unexpected as they have a history of being less than supportive of our decisions – in fact, at times they have downright hurtful and mean. But, I cannot stress enough how thrilled we are that they chose to be supportive and excited to become grandparents regardless of how the child is coming into… Read More

I have never before stepped out of a closet in quite same way we did on December 25th. As many of you may remember Mr. MPB and I told his parents about our decision to adopt.  We threw out our grenade. We hoped for the best. Yet, we prepared for the worst. I worried almost obsessively about how they would take the news. How would they respond to a non-biological grandchild and… Read More