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And on May 18th, our lives changed irrevocably

Son, you have arrived.

There’s a lot of detail to recall that I don’t want to lose, so please bear with me as I work to re-construct everything. 224 more words


Early on

One thing I found unusual was that she did not want to be held by anyone (at times, even by me). She arched her back as if to get away, and immediately cried or shrieked until she was comfortable again. 99 more words

Art Journal

Look who's talking

Initiatives in America look to encourage social mobility and academic achievement in children from poorer backgrounds, simply by encouraging parents to talk to their children more. 697 more words

6 Things You Need To Know About Nursing

My nursing relationship with my daughter was wonderful. Did I leak sometimes in not-so optimal places? Yes. Did I sometimes feel like a glorified cow? Oui. 217 more words


Throwback Thursday - Little Brothers

Sometimes looking back at old photos from when the kids were really little makes me super happy and I laugh, and other times I just want to cry. 37 more words


Another Perspective

Last evening I called my friend who works at legal aid, and also serves as a GAL for family court.  My therapist and my boss both asked me if there was not someone with experience I could talk to, someone who knows foster kids and the system. 299 more words

Attachment Styles in Adult Relationships

Reading about attachment styles and therapy today and pondering on a few things. There are 4 main types of attachment styles: secure, anxious/preoccupied/resistant, avoidant and disorganized.  361 more words