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Monday, November 19, 2012

a forever kind of love

November is National Adoption Month. It began as a means to promote the need for adoptive families for children in foster care. However, it's become a time to celebrate all of the families who've come together through adoption.

Now (and always), I've thought a lot about K's birth mother and given thanks for her gift to us. I would love if - in addition to celebrating families made through adoption this month - we could also take a moment to think about the birth families of these children. Especially T. She is going through a difficult time right now. If you could send positive thoughts her way, I would be incredibly grateful.

Congratulations to all of the families who became "official" this month.

And I have news. We will be joining the ranks of "official" very soon. Our hearing is November 30. On the last day of National Adoption Month, we will become K's parents. We will become a forever family.

We loved you before we knew you
Even when there was just the hope of you -
We loved you

4 comments:

Rach said...

I think of our birthmother often. I know she went through many ups and downs the first year of the adoption.

Thinking of T and congrats on the finalization. Ours was finalized 11/23/11!

someday-soon said...

My thoughts go out to all the families and children involved in adoption! Sorry to hear T is having a tough time. It's so fitting that your forever day falls on the 30th =)

Mellow MW Mama said...

So excited for the 30th! What a big day.

Adele said...

I will be thinking some big, wonderful thoughts on the 30th. This is fantastic news.