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“At The End of the Day..”

“At the end of the day you’re another day older…”- Les Miserable.   It is a song that I usually save for completing housework, but today it made me think about the concept of age and parenting. When we entered our adoption … Continue reading

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Just Once?

Breathe.  Just breathe. No I am not quoting Faith Hill.  I decided to touch base with the adoption agency just to see how many times our file has been viewed by prospective birth parents.  Yes it has only been six … Continue reading

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“Where There is a Will There is a Way” Wednesday

So I have been doing some internet research, and seeing as I am in week 3 of my post umbilical hernia surgery I should be able to start light running.  I need it, I miss it, I’m shocked I’m saying … Continue reading

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Nourish Yourself and Your Relationship

It is hard to believe that we have arrived at the 6 month point since our approval for adoption placement; and nearly a year since we attended our first information session to begin our journey. I’ll admit that once I came to … Continue reading

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Day 4 – 25 Days of Gratitude

Today I am grateful for our ability to care for R’s Dad and have him live with us. Continue reading

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Day 3 of 25 Days of Gratitude

I am grateful for amazing friends and for the gift of laughter. Continue reading

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Day 2 – 25 Days of Gratitude

Today as I woke up at 5:30 am to let the dogs out for their morning ritual, I sat in the living room waiting for them to finish their business.  While sitting in the silence, I took a moment to reflect … Continue reading

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25 Days of Gratitude

It is officially December 1st and the official start to the holiday season.  Every year around this time, I begin to reflect on the last year and all of the great things that have happened. 2015 was a very good … Continue reading

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Seeing Rainbows- Symbols or Wishful Thinking?

Now that we are officially in waiting status, I find that my mind is no longer consumed with what our next step is or focusing on our next milestone in the process. What is on my mind are the thoughts … Continue reading

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Think Outside the Box; No Thank You.. We Are Thinking “In The Box”

On Friday September 25th, we officially were declared approved for open adoption and our profile is now “in the box” to be presented to potential birth parents.  It was a fast journey, from the time of our first information session to … Continue reading

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