If you are here because you’ve followed a couple of my earlier posts about SPD or other feeding issues, I’m sorry it has taken so long to mention it again. We have now been in feeding therapy for several months. Our OT is great and works with our schedule, so we typically see her every … More Updated Feeding Strategy
So as I posted about last week, we have received the referral for our son! We did a “gender reveal beard” over the weekend which was pretty fun. I think I have a career as a beard colourist in my future. For someone who tried very hard to get out of it, Jason actually enjoys … More Our Son
Finally some movement and some news on the adoption front! Besides a few select people, this is the first place that we are sharing that WE HAVE RECEIVED OUR REFERRAL! We received the referral yesterday and agreed to proceed this morning. We had the file reviewed by our local adoption doctor (because the government makes … More We’re coming for you!
I should get an award for the worst post titles. I don’t usually have a particular topic so I come up with some real rubbish for that first line! I took a little unintentional break for the whole month of April, but I’m back now and with lots of material. Siobhan and I took an … More The Happenings
As an adoptive or prospective adoptive parent we are inevitably faced with “the list.” The accept or will not accept list of special needs. Often we have needs that we are comfortable with, but more often there are needs that make us pause, or needs that we have never heard of. When you actually see … More Could I Parent A Child With Autism?
Just an update on where we are at in our adoption process. People ask a lot and often things have not changed since the last talk, such is the nature of adoptions! Here are the sordid details: Our homestudy is finished and has been waiting for approval with the Ministry for three weeks now! Current … More What’s Going On
Canada is not the US in many ways, but in particular when it comes to adoptions. Not only is our process vastly different, but adoption on the whole is a lot less common. I’m not really sure why that is, I theorize that it’s because we are a more secular nation, and my experience with … More How to Adopt (In Alberta and Some Other Provinces)