Foster Care

Oops up side the head…

Well I was blindsided today by a call from a caseworker…I was walking into work today and CT’s case worker called me. Haven’t spoken to or seen her in over a month. She calls me today and asked me when she can come out to the house. I told her next week would be be…

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Ambivalence

Well, I am big ball of emotions…. SORROW & SADNESS… My aunt’s death is taking me for a loop….I was REALLY sad when I found out..then I was ok UNTIL TODAY….I just keep having sudden outbursts of uncontrollable tears….I cry because of how she lived her final years…I cry because I miss her…I cry because…

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Open Adoption: A Beautiful Thing?!?!?!

I have to say that before I was placed with my B & D, it probably would been pretty accurate to describe me as “pro-closed adoption”. However, I am about a month or so away from adopting them and we have an open adoption with their birth mother and we are building one with the…

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Strange things are happening….

Not really but, I know, it’s been a while since I gave you guys an update…so here goes: Well August 5th, was 4 months since the boys came to live with me. We should have an adoption date soon.. Their case has officially been transfered to the adoption unit of their agency, but we still…

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DAD SIGNED SURRENDERS!!!!!!

Well I am PLEASED to announce that dad signed surrenders today too!!!!!!!!!!!! Case will be transferred to Adoption Unit soon and we will soon have an adoption date..I’ll keep you guys posted… NO NEWS ON LIGHTNING…Talked to new cw…(old cw’s last day was Friday…her last act of duty was picking up mom from her house…

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Call with mom went well!

She called about 5:30 about an hour before I asked her to call, but I wasn’t where they could talk and asked her to call back at 6:30 and she did… She talked to B and I had it on speaker phone and she never said anything inappropriate… She just asked him was he alright…

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OMG Mom just called me

OMG mom just called me…..Wasn’t expecting her to call this soon She was nice though…wanted to know if she could talk to B later on today and akded could D walk and talk and what words he could say. I agreed (I am WAYYYY too nice), although I know they will have no clue who…

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Forgot to mention

Oh yeah I forgot to mention that ALL contact/visits and/or pictures is SOLELY AT MY DISCRETION! I am under no obligation whatsoever to ever let her see them again and there will be no “open adoption agreement.” But I do plan to let her see them sometime in the future (not sure of how soon…

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MOM SIGNED SURRENDERS!!!

My boys mom signed surrenders today and she told cw that she is pretty confident that dad will too now that she has…. The new cw is going to take the surrender papers to the advisory hearing on June 20th so that if dad wants to surrender he can at that time. If not we…

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Bittersweet Decisions

Well my boys had court today, but I didn’t make it. However the boys cw called me as soon as she got out of court. She said mom showed up, but dad did not because he didn’t get served AGAIN (he is back in prison again), but he has his advisory hearing next week June…

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