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This morning, as T stepped out of the car onto the sidewalk, he said “I want to see mommy and daddy”. His timing could not have been worse. Just minutes before, I had been thinking about a new blog post – one about our Friday night out at a local eatery and how, for a short time, life felt worry free. As we chatted with the restaurant staff and munched on french fries and fish sandwiches, DSS, case workers, permanency plans and visits all seemed like things from a distant past. Friday felt warm and comfortable – almost hopeful. I wanted to share that feeling in the blog. Read the rest of this entry »
Something happened to us as you all were leaving your place of work to make your way home to begin your weekend. You met friends out at happy hour, or if you have kids, you picked them up from day care or after care or met your teenagers as they bounded home in time to sit around the dinner table. While I was stepping off the train, it happened. As I drove to day care to pick up T, it had already transpired. The life of our little family took one big step forward.