“It was the summer of 69” is how the Bryan Adams’ song goes. Well, in the wild world of Janey Bug and Baby Jude, it has been the summer of 69 life lessons, or at least it feels like it.
“Are you my mother?” Dr. Seuss asked it first. And then Jane asked it.
I have hemmed and hawed over sharing this story since early June out of respect for all members of adoption triads, out of respect for my kids’ birth mother, out of respect for their father, and most importantly, out of respect for Jane and Jude.
I was asked to submit a piece for committee consideration – a talk, a nugget of “my story” for an upcoming event. I wanted to – really wanted to, but I could not fathom speaking, intelligibly, about the little man and his big sister. I could barely write the following without crumbling into tears. Long story, […]
It’s been awhile since my last blog post. Reason being, the joyful madness that is raising these two kids has been joyfully, maddeningly BUSY. Baby Jude had a crazy month in June. I am fairly certain we saw almost every department at Akron Children’s Hospital at some point. With July came a new script for a fitting appointment […]