Category: Family

Baby Dedication.

Sorry for lack of posts last week, we had one sick little boy at our house and that just breaks this momma’s little heart. But, we are back in full swing and ready to share another adventure with you all. After we left Heather… Continue Reading “Baby Dedication.”

Moving Forward.

I know, I know, I am getting there but I just wanted to touch on one more thing before I continue on our journey of exploring our open adoption. I don’t know if I was more hurt (and mad, no, not just mad, I… Continue Reading “Moving Forward.”


I want this blog to be about the ups, downs, struggles, joys, etc. of parenting our son, Jackson. And I am sure you are all anxious to hear about how long it was before we saw Heather again. However, it has been brought to… Continue Reading “Failure.”

Brag Moment.

One of the reasons I wanted to start this blog was to share in the hard times, the good times, the fun times, and simply just the joys of raising Jackson, who we just happen to be raising in an open adoption. But there… Continue Reading “Brag Moment.”

Heather’s Post on Termination of Parental Rights

If you haven’t seen Heather’s comment about how she felt the day her rights to Jackson were terminated, I have posted it below. And let me tell you, I didn’t think it was going to be that hard to sit through either. This is… Continue Reading “Heather’s Post on Termination of Parental Rights”

Termination of Parental Rights.

For those who don’t know a lot about open adoption or adoption in general. I urge you to do your research. Look into adoption agencies. Talk to people. Ask questions. Ask me if you want to, but part of the process is terminating the… Continue Reading “Termination of Parental Rights.”

Open Adoption.

Before I continue sharing about the days, weeks, months and even years after Jackson was born. I want to share a little bit about how we chose open adoption. For those of you who don’t know, I work for a family law attorney. I… Continue Reading “Open Adoption.”

Going Home. Our Point of View

I love that picture just as much as Heather does.  In fact, we had it printed in a 10 x 13 and framed in Jackson’s room. Those 3 days are some what unexplainable. I have done my best to try to put it into… Continue Reading “Going Home. Our Point of View”

Going Home. Heather’s View

The next two posts we will share about the day we left the hospital. First, Heather’s reactions, secondly ours.

Hospital Stay.

We are returning to the days we spent in the hospital after Jackson was born.  We were at the hospital for 2 nights and 3 days. Heather’s comments are in italics. Most of these were sent to us in a letter from Heather 12… Continue Reading “Hospital Stay.”