Well, it turns out that my Father's Day gift will come to me on Monday
instead of Sunday. Even so, it will the BEST Father's Day gift I could
As many of you know we have had a foster child that
we've been hoping to adopt for a couple of years now. Monday morning we
are due in court to finalize her adoption. We are planning a HUGE
welcome to the family party for which members of our family are coming
from all over the U.S. to celebrate. It's been a long emotional roller
coaster for us. The emotionally draining process has been twice as long
for her as she has been in the system for over four years. Here are some
pictures of her time as a foster daughter with us.
This first pic was taken the day after she came to us...
photo is a serendipitous photo taken while we were trying to get a
decent pic for our invitation to the party... it has become my favorite
pic of our kids.
It has been a truly heart wrenching experience this time through. So
much so that, for now, we have decided to close our home to fostering.
At least until she works through the jealousy issues. Once she can
handle other children getting our attention we'll consider fostering