A year in the life ...
The State of Ohio requires that step-parents wait one year before they’re allowed to adopt their step-children. 365 days seems like a long time, especially when you’re waiting for something you’re really looking forward to. The kids are eager for the adoption, as are Carina and I, and we’re all looking forward to a big celebration when it’s all finished.
Reflecting on the past year, it’s amazing what can happen in that period of time:
I look forward to the day when I can watch my girls raising children of their own.