Wednesday, 31 March 2010

That itchy feet feeling

If you have read this blog for a while you will have noticed the recurring theme of needing to make a difference. Well I'm getting that 'need to do more' feeling again. It has been creeping up on me for a little while, but now it has just jumped up and is smacking me in the face.

I will be starting up the voluntary work at the hospital again soon, and hopefully that will help, but it is deeper then that. I think the milk donation helped keep it at bay for a while too, as it was something that makes a real difference to the most vulnerable babies, but I have come to the end with that now I think. Hmmmmmm. It has come back to the reading every article I can about adoption. Reading about all the problems and difficulties and stresses, about the processes, the options, the different authorities and agencies. I've even started looking at respite care, even though fostering in general is not something I want to do, but I'm not sure it is for us. Doesn't help that a friend is fostering 2 girls that I'd adopt in a heartbeat. Hmmmmmm.

I'm sure I'll find myself something to keep me occupied. Not that I'm not busy, just not changing the world. Gah... It doesn't have to be the adopting thing, that is just first on my mind, I also want to help those hurting, support the abused, be a friend to those who need a friend, find a cure for the horrid disease that is cancer that seems to be affecting a lot of people atm, bring world peace, right all the wrongs in the world, see the end of miscarriage, the end of forced marriages, see justice done, etc etc. Hmm maybe I'll leave some of those to other people.

Being a caring and loving parent is one of the biggest differences you can make to a childs life, so I know that what I'm doing and where I am at is one of the biggest and most important things I can be doing. I just want to spread it a little futher too...


And breathe.
If you have got to the end of this brain dump you have done well.
If you have any suggestions please feel free.

As an aside a friend took this picture on his phone of our special precious DS, and I love it so thought I'd share.


Anonymous said...

Awh! look at the teeth, hehe.
So cute. :)