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Adventures in Adopting a Waiting Child; Why do I want this?

I’ve been questing my reasons for wanting to adopt. There are several reasons. Certainly, I miss my son and it’s bitter sweet that my daughter is now 20 and doesn’t think of me as cool anymore (don’t doubt; I am very cool). 199 more words

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Adventures in Adopting a Waiting Child; Christmas Vacation 2016

We had a week off together for Christmas Vacation, Stacie and I. She’s an administrator at a High School, so she had the week off. I took a week’s vacation so we could just enjoy the holidays, I work in administration for a State College.  327 more words

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First Assignment!

I am currently approaching the assignment deadline for my first assignment, 15th December.

It is a Briefing Paper, on family policy in the UK. My topic same sex parents and how they do not receive enough support from policy, and therefore this may have significant effects on the kids, in the way of experiences of bullying and prejudice. 168 more words

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Musings of a same-sex mother

Ever since I was a child myself I knew that one day I would be a mother. In the same way that many people instinctively know that they do not want children, I instinctively knew that it was something I would do. 990 more words

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Submission re Queensland Adoption and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2016

The Queensland Labor Government has proposed legislation to finally allow adoption by same-sex couples in that state. The Adoption and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2016 is currently being considered by a Parliamentary Committee, before being debated and voted upon later in 2016. 892 more words

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That first kick!

So let’s go back a little, last Wednesday in fact. We were on holidays and Carla had been feeling a lot of kicks. I decided to put my hand on her belly, just in case. 151 more words

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