• The day we became a forever family
    Adoption

    Two become three

    As I lie on my bed, my little prince fast asleep next to me, I find myself thinking back to 25 September 2015. The day our lives changed forever. It may be 4.5 months later, but I remember every detail…

  • Adoption,  Parenthood

    Days away…

    I’ve been thinking and planning this post for a few weeks now. It was initially going to be called “Paper Pregnant & Wondering”. And that’s because that is where we were in the process. We were paper pregnant – all our…

  • Adoption,  Baby prep

    We’re approved!

    Yes, we are! We got the call on 31 July. And since then, there has been a flurry of excitement at home, as we get overrun (in the best possible way) with baby stuff!  While we have officially been approved,…

  • Adoption,  Parenthood

    I don’t have what it takes…

    A thought from Jason, my husband and and soon to be daddy to our Little One.     You cannot explain the thoughts that run through your head whilst waiting to become a father… I mean, they’re scary! Am I going…

  • Adoption

    Let’s stand together…

    As we get further and further along in the adoption process, the more excited we are getting. We cannot wait to be mommy and daddy to a sweet Little One. We cannot wait to hold our baby, love our baby,…

  • Adoption,  Baby prep

    Helping hands…

    We finally got around to completing our marriage assessment last Thursday…phew! What a relief! We were quite nervous about it, simply because we didn’t know what to expect. What type of questions will they ask us? If we answer just…

  • Adoption,  Baby prep

    Baby prep!

    “We’re having a baby!” “Awesome! Congratulations! When are you due? Do you know if it’s a boy or a girl yet?” “Um……..” So, we haven’t had any actual conversations like this. But, it is pretty accurate when it comes to…

  • Adoption

    Only, just a dream…

       We were standing in an unfamiliar place. Looking around, it appeared to be a harbour of sorts. But not a harbour where big, fancy cruise liners dock…or any beautiful yachts. This seemed like a more industrial section of a…

  • Adoption

    Where do we even begin?

    So, we made our decision. We decided now is the time to begin the process. And we were on such a natural high after making this decision, and really making it official, by telling those closest to us. However, we…