The Steps to Expect in the Process of Domestic Adoption

This post originally appeared on Chronicles of a Babywise Mom. Many people don’t fully understand just how much is involved in the domestic adoption process. Often times when we hear “adoption,” we think “long wait”…

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Adoption Concerns: What About Medical History?

Something that is frequently discussed when it comes to infant adoption is medical history. It plays a role in many stages of the adoption process: How much are you able to know about an expectant…

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Meeting Up With Mama E (Spear’s Birth Family)

I started writing about our meet-up with some of Spear’s biological family as part of his monthly update post for his 7th month of life and realized I just had WAY too much to say…

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How to Treat an Adoptive Mama “In Waiting”

This post originally appeared on Let’s Be Brave. I have carried three babies in my womb. I’ve experienced pregnancy and everything that comes with it. The sweet smiles from strangers, happy chatter, excitedly asked questions.…

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Spear’s Adoption Finalization – Team Parker is COMPLETE!

Since the day Mama E signed over her parental rights (On December 3rd!) we’ve been in the post placement phase of Spear’s adoption. You can read what this stage of the process is all about…

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