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Add Water and Stir: Episode 009

Check out the latest episode of the Add Water and Stir podcast –  Episode 009: Old Holidays, New Traditions.  In this episode, we discuss our perceived challenges in being Black, middle class, adoptive parents. 105 more words

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This Is Not What I Signed Up For....

“That’s kind of what you signed up for….isn’t it?” This was a quote, I came to know well, from a coworker of mine. Everytime I mentioned anything crazy or out of the ordinary about my kids, he would come back with this question. 521 more words


Special Needs And Essential Oils

I am relatively new to parenting a child with special needs.  My son is almost 3 years old and is still in the process of being diagnosed.   442 more words

Not Like the Rest of Them

I had a conversation with my mother about Nana’s biological family.  I am uncomfortable that Nana’s mother has no idea where her child is.  She doesn’t know that her child been adopted, that she’s being loved, that she’s happy and thriving. 689 more words

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The waiting and the waiting is over….at least for right now! We have a placement right now. So now we have placement #4 and #5. They are brothers….11 years old (Placement #4) and 3 (placement #5)! 983 more words

This Actually Happened: Adoption Day

Our day started out with a photography session.  We were late because we didn’t anticipate parking issues and so we had to walk those long downtown blocks, me with heels.   574 more words

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