Saturday, January 25, 2003

October 2003

Inappropriate Behaviors—Stealing from the Pet Store we went in to get one thing for the Fish and Makala palmed a ball and proudly dropped it on the way to the car—she seemed to think it was the ‘right’ thing to have done…. We went back in and returned the ball—Makala would not look at the teller or talk…Makaylah didn’t seem to feel anything about the situation…. Not at all sorry about anything.

School—Refused to use Makala’s adoptive name until it was Final and paperwork and things were coming home with the wrong last name—this was upsetting to Makala and she was worried that we were not keeping her…. The caseworker tried to intercede on our behalf but the school was not going to change the policy.

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