Adoption Stress Induced Paranoia.

For those of you following along with the steps of this adoption through Facebook, we are currently about eight weeks away from traveling to go get Miss Gigi.  There have yet to be any pictures of her here, because that is taboo.  In fact, I signed an agreement saying I wouldn’t put her little face […]

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It’s All Unicorns and Rainbows.

Today, Tess was seen in Cardiology Clinic for her first imaging post-op.  She had x-rays, an Echocardiogram and then an check-up with her surgery team.  There were some concerns about Tess’s mitral valve.  It was damaged during surgery which caused her to need a second run of bypass and prolonged her surgery by a few […]

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The Adoptive Parent Toolkit: Packing for China

I’m writing about packing for a China adoption trip over at The Adoptive Parent Toolkit.  This post could apply to any adoption trip though.  Well, maybe not Ghana, since the shopping there wasn’t quite as readily available.  We learned that one the hard way. I’m a carry on only kind of packer.  Joe is not, […]

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