So about a month ago I wrote that my big news was starting the process of adoption. We’ve decided to alter our course a little and become foster parents.If one of the kids we are fostering comes available for adoption, then we will pursue adoption.
I’m actually excited about being a foster parent. We found out that there is a shortage of foster families in our area and that led me and Hubby to rethink our decision to solely adopt. We finished our required classes last Saturday. The classes were interesting and I feel a little less lost about what to expect as a foster parent. I know that every child will be different and require different needs but I’m ready for the challenge. Once we finish some required paperwork then we should receive our foster care license and be ready to take our first placement.
I’ve been gathering simple things to put together a welcome box for the child so that they will have something all their own. I’ve also been looking at scrapbooking supplies and getting ideas to put together lifebooks. These books will be solely for the kids and is a fun way to record different events in their life while they are staying with us. Birthdays, holidays, school events, and other special events can be captured and put in the life book complete with the child’s thoughts and lots of photos. Can’t wait to start putting them together!
We’ve got good news to share here at PurpleParalegal. Hubby and I are starting the adoption process. It’s something we’ve talked about for a few years but we’ve finally decided to start the process.
I’ll share some of our journey as we go. Check back on a regular basis to follow our progress.
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.
Here’s an excerpt:
600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 2,100 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 4 years to get that many views.
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Yes, you may add my name to the long list of bloggers that fell off the face of the planet only to reappear at the end of the year with a post entitled “Year in Review”.
I took time off from blogging because it seemed I was wandering aimlessly and didn’t have any tid-bits of unique info to share. Let’s be honest: I still don’t. Continue reading
I really enjoy legal research. I think it’s fun to take an issue and try to find all the ins and outs about it and how it’s relevant to a specific set of facts.
Call me weird, but I really do think its fun. Plus I seem to learn waaaay more about a topic and can store that info away for future reference.
Plus it gives me an excuse to go to my local law school bookstore. I’m a sucker for bookstores and cannot seem to ever pull myself away.
Yes, I’m a geek. And proud of it.
Why can’t e-mail work smoothly across all platforms and get to the person I’m trying to send it to? I’m so frustrated right now I almost think it would be better if I didn’t have e-mail.
Why, you may ask?
Long story involving my small business, invoices, lost e-mail, and getting paid.
Are you good with coming up with creative names/titles? If so, I need your help.
I’ve decided to start a photo-blog and am looking for a catchy name/title for the site. Titles are not my strong suit, and I always struggle with them. I am not a professional photographer, so I don’t need a professional sounding name. Just something whimsical but with a photography tie in.
Any suggestions would be welcome. And if you would like to check out some of my photos, head over to Flickr to check out my collections.