Tag: infertility

Failed adoption: Hope, heartbreak and lying caseworkers

Failed adoption: Hope, heartbreak and lying caseworkers
“Can one of you call me when you have a minute?” That’s never a good text message to get from a caseworker and I pulled over immediately to respond. I was circling the parking lot at the McHenry County Courthouse complex in an attempt to find the vague WIC building. I set out that morning... Read more »

Mother's Day as a foster mama gets complicated

Mother's Day as a foster mama gets complicated
What is motherhood when the children you are mothering aren’t your own, yours to keep? It’s been a few months since our youngest two left and while 99% of the time I feel 99% at peace with the fact that they have moved on, there are moments when it hits me all over again. I... Read more »