Sunday, January 18, 2009

Trip Plans

We were planning our trip figuring that (S) would be back home with Bio-Mom. Now we are planning our trip with (S) and just hoping that her case worker will allow us to take her all over the place for 3 weeks.

I have to go to Oklahoma for 10 days. We figured to drive and make a road trip out of it. Thought that would be fun. First thing we will have to do is get a Portable DVD player for (S) and maybe a GPS for us.

Our plan is to try and visit places either on the way there or the way back. They are all cities that we have never been to together and that is how we picked them out. It will certainly make the trip a little longer but that is the fun of a road trip. Here they are:

Buffalo, Syracuse, Erie, Cleveland, Indianapolis, Louisville, Nashville, Birmingham, Memphis, Little Rock, St. Louis, Kansas City, and maybe Chicago although that seems out of the way no matter what we do.

We have taken (S) out of state before with permission, but this is a long trip and we are going a lot further. The case worker was not sure since the case is in the middle of beginning the TPR. She was going to ask her supervisor. We would really like to take this trip and we think (S) would have a ball!!

If anyone has any ideas about particular sites to see or things to do in any of those cities that would be good for a 3 1/2 year old we would appreciate it. In the meantime, we will be keeping our fingers crossed and hoping that the case worker allows the trip.


  1. I hope that your CW will get her bum into gear and let her go!!

    We had the same issues when we took our 2 fosters out of state! had to ask weeks before and wait more weeks for answer!!!

    They bit of advice is see if you can borrow a DVD player first and try it out driving around town before leaving!

    We didnt and went and got on and our FIRST trip away with it 2/3 kids became car sick watching it!! (kids who dont get sick normaly)

  2. Hope the social worker allows the trip, sounds like it would be great for all 3 of you!

  3. i rambled in an earlier post about lots of things to do in these cities. had no idea you were going thru Memphis....look us up if you are headed thru! would love to meet sweet little S!!

  4. Finally I can comment!!! I have to open your page in Mozilla in order to do so.

    I've tried to leave comments before.

    Anyways, thanks for visiting my page.

    Tip on Memphis: the Peabody Hotel has ducks that come down during certain times during the day and enjoy the fountain in the lobby. You can also go on the rooftop and view their little home. I remember loving it as a kid, she might as well.

    What an awesome trip!