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Infertile Ground ...

This post has been simmering just beneath the surface for me over the last 2 weeks.  Well over the last 10 years really.  There was a post on a forum I follow asking will you ever forget your infertility when becoming a parent through adoption?. 617 more words


Adoption Is

I’ve been having a hard time lately with the adoption process and our increased costs. I am beyond frustrated with the ever changing paperwork… 197 more words


Healthy Habits

 “Good habits formed at youth make all the difference.” – Aristotle

One of the big things we want to accomplish with the move together is to start building better habits. 1,031 more words


It’s a hard thing to leave any deeply routine life, even if you hate it.
― John Steinbeck, East of Eden

Last week was a hard week; moving is not easy.   1,611 more words

Boot Camp

Because they are all in it together, they get through it.” – Tom Wolfe

We have a lot to do, moving two houses of stuff, moving two different families, into one house.   855 more words

Wrestling with Control

Two very different pieces about having children made me catch my breath this week.

Mandy, my friend and 2014 Listen to Your Mother: Raleigh-Durham cast member, had her first piece published in… 1,086 more words


the last few days

a lot has happened in our family over the last few days/week.  Our beloved Cody Bear passed.  He was nearly 14 years old.  Our girls are sad as we are too. 466 more words

Open Adoption