We’re going to meet an adoption worker!

On August 12, 2013, I started the adoption process. It started with a phone call to Family & Children’s Services of the Waterloo Region, followed by an application sent in September...

Finding friends

Just recently, good friends of ours moved to the US. It hit me pretty hard; they were a nice couple, and we had similar-aged kids. Our kids loved hanging out...

Parenting by example

I was grateful this year to have spent New Year’s Day with a church family. I met them in my previous life group; the wife and I share quite similar...

The Anticipation of Adoption

I dislike being pregnant. A lot. After two natural-born kids, pregnancy is a period of my life marred with severe depression and a turbulent marriage. Never in my time do...

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Baby Gifts for the second child

It is relatively easy to give presents to new parents: clothes, diapers, toys, pacifiers, bottles, formula, crib, receiving blankets, burp cloths – the list goes on and on. But what...