We haven’t posted anything for a while. Not only have we been really busy, but I’ve struggled to figure out exactly how much to say about what’s been going on. Right now we are foster parents to a 6-week old baby. We were not planning on doing foster care again at this time, but things just kind of happened that way. To protect the privacy of the baby and his mother, I’m not going to give more details than that at this time. I think it’s enough to say that he is living with us and we are happy and honored to have him.
People keep asking us if we are going to adopt (for privacy purposes, I’ll just call him Baby S). The goal of foster care is always reunification with the child’s parents. We are happy to take care of him while he needs us, but can’t say exactly how long he will be here with us. For now, we will love him without reservations and care for him as if he was our own son. We still want to add to our family through adoption; we just don’t know when that will happen or who it will be that joins our forever family.
Things have gone pretty well so far in transitioning from a family of three to a family of four. Dimitri is adjusting to being a big brother. He loves to help and has fun playing with and holding Baby S. We are having fun remembering how much work newborns are and how little sleep you get. Haha. Overall things in our house and going well. We will post periodic updates on how things are going.