So, we’re getting a newborn on Tuesday.
We haven’t done more than respite for CAS in ages, but when they called yesterday, asking if we could look after a child not yet born, we couldn’t say ‘no’.
Who tells a baby they’re not wanted?
Besides his biological mother, I mean.
I’m generally really good at the whole No Judgement Thing, but I think after giving your third child over to CAS, you’re wearing out even my understanding.
Anyhow, said baby – a boy – comes to us with naught but his skin.
I don’t know if I can conceive of anything more sad than a baby with no name.
Considering the trouble we had naming our own spawn (and that with 9 months notice) I don’t hold out much hope for a timely moniker.
I asked for help via Facebook – always a stupid idea – and got:
So, he’ll be Capt’n until I figure out something.