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Older kids and adoption... one family trying to figure it out
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Some of the journal was hard for me to read -- the confessions of a new mom. It reminded me how tired we were. How happy we were. How many unknowns we were wading through...
Deciding when to celebrate the anniversary of the date our son joined our family should be the easy part... but somehow it got complicated.
A first Christmas at home is memorable for so many reasons... for our family, it was all about memories in the making.
Everyday lessons can turn into opportunities to talk about the past. And the future.
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Recent Adoption Blog Comments
Ladies…don’t mean to hijack your posts but I have been searching for others that may be able to help me. I have 3 biokids that…...
Very cool mommy2k. I love the font of the “K”. Very pretty and meaningful! ...
i just did this last week and then saw your post today! i also blogged about it today at http://chixnuggetsandcookiebutts.blogspot.com/ i got my son’s first…...
We too have an adopted child. Get this…..we (you and I) are cousins! We need to meet. Our sons will have something in common that…...
I hope your experience and advice will help others who are planning visits with their child’s birth family. You brought up a lot of points…...
Ambiel, thank you for sharing… I do appreciate it. Deb, that’s so exciting and fortunate. I’ll have to tell my good friend about this, her…...