Reschedule. Who knew that one little word could carry so much disappointment. I felt my heart sink as I read the email from our social worker explaining that she would no longer be able to make it for the home visit this week.
She had planned to come tomorrow to complete our screening process and from there spend the rest of the long weekend with her partner exploring the area. One of the perks of working at a lodge is that you receive free bed nights that you can use whenever and for whomever you choose; this was one of my chosen moments. Unfortunately, it was seen as potentially unethical for her partner to be included in it, so the decision was taken to reschedule.
Although it’s annoying, I am grateful for the extra time that we have to sort out our house and the nursery. Once it starts to take form, I will post some pics for the curious minds out there.
In the meantime, here are a couple inspirational reminders that I am drawing strength from today…