If I were expecting…

a journey to parenthood

If I were Expecting: a journey to parenthood


This is the play by play of one couple’s journey towards parenthood.

In November of 2015 MJ and KC had their initial meeting with a worker from a private non-profit foster care agency.  Follow along as they go through the home study process, take foster licensing classes, and welcome children into their two bedroom apartment in the suburbs of Chicago.

*Update* In March of 2016 MJ and KC completed foster parenting classes and realized, unexpectedly, that foster parenting and adoption was not the best choice to start their family.  The door is still open to fostering and adopting down the road, but trying for a biological child first is the new plan…

Buckle in, as this promises to be a bumpy ride with plenty of detours and unexpected twists!