Spear’s Finalization Day Celebration: May 2020

Spear’s Finalization Day Celebration: May 2020 Spear’s adoption was finalized on May 14th 2018. We decided that we’d like to always recognize this day as a family and celebrate it in some small way together.…

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The Difference Between Fostering and Fostering to Adopt

The Difference Between Fostering and Fostering to Adopt – Guest Post by Diane Saghi from At The Birch Tree As adoptive parents, a question I’m frequently asked is why we chose private adoption when we…

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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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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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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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