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Happy 2nd Birthday Arjun!

Arjun turned two on Mother’s day and like every mother out there, I am wondering just how my baby got so big so quickly! 184 more words

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The fourth baby was almost seven years old.

Adopting an older child is not like adopting a baby. It is, as they say, a horse of a different color. 475 more words


The Third Baby

The third baby put me face to face with the concept of overreach.

I’d started thinking about adopting another boy minutes after the first one landed in Milwaukee. 365 more words


The Second Baby

I know what it is to be a perfect mother. I was one once. But it didn’t last.

I was shocked into perfection by the surprise adoption of this two-year old boy from Nicaragua. 403 more words


A Weeknight Picnic

I have already forgotten what life was like when I had to entertain two kids with the sky turning dark at 5:00pm! But I can guess that it was not easy.  568 more words

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The Whispers of an Angel

It was one of those chilly nights lying on my bed resting, feeling the world on my shoulders.  I say chilly not because it was cold, but because my entire being felt cold in distress over the loss of the man I had loved so deeply. 601 more words


A Perfect Day in Washington D.C.

Washington D.C. holds a special place in my heart! I moved in the area in 2006 for a job and ended up loving every single minute of it until I left in July 2010. 391 more words

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