Johnny turns 12 tomorrow, but we celebrated his birthday last night. He LOVES video games and we stumbled on a place much like Gamewerks, but a local institution. Organized a rather expensive party there, but seeing him having a blast was worth it. I spent most of the week beforehand worried that I... Sign in to see full entry.
It's taken me a day to come to terms with it, but yesterday Johnny called me Mom for the first time. He quite easily refers to me as his mom, tho I do remember when I emphatically said he was my son for the first time, I got a long stare from him. I think he couldn't quite get his mind around it... Sign in to see full entry.
Johnny went to the polling place with me this morning to vote. I thought he'd enjoy it and he thought he would, too. Until, he had to finish the morning routine he struggles with and make it out of the house by the 8:00 am we'd agreed to the night before. Ah mornings - he likes them for cereal and... Sign in to see full entry.
I'm starting this blog 4 months into my adoption of an 11-year-old boy. From panic attacks to now seriously setting boundaries, life over the past months has been amazing. I can't imagine that I tackled this alone, but I can't imagine life without this beautiful boy in it, either. We went to visit... Sign in to see full entry.