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D is for Decision…..

I had 3 choices to choose from each to be weighed, each to soul search, each to consider and each to love. My parents came to stay with me when Bryan went to jail because even though I had a restraining order, I was scared, my kids were scared and I needed my mommy and… Continue reading D is for Decision…..

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C is for Chloe….

     Chloe is a convert of St. Paul., which means "blooming" or "young green shoot."  Chloe is blooming into an amazing young woman.  She was about to turn nine years old when I started my adoption plan and today is 12 years old.  Just like Austin, I have put her through more life events… Continue reading C is for Chloe….

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A is for Austin…..

     Austin is currently 16 years old and when I choose an adoption plan he was just about to turn 13 years old.  I have put him through more life events than one may ever experience and it all happened by the age of 13.  When he was 6 years old, I got divorced… Continue reading A is for Austin…..

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Silence Has Been A Gift

I have been silent as I have been unmotivated to write and wanted to focus on myself, my kids, my husband and my professional career.  My silence has been a gift and has helped me refocus on what is important. While I been silent, I was still living a busy yet rewarding last few months.… Continue reading Silence Has Been A Gift

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Matchmaker–Make Me a Match

Isabella Rossellini said, "Adoption has the dimension of connection — not only to your own tribe, but beyond, widening the scope of what constitutes love, ties and family. It is a larger embrace. By adopting, we stretch past our immediate circles and, by reaching out, find an unexpected sense of belonging with others".    … Continue reading Matchmaker–Make Me a Match

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Are They The Right One’s?

When I decided on February 26, 2016 adoption was my choice for the child I was expecting I had no idea what were the next steps in this journey.  Many things were running through my head, do I find an agency or do I just google perspective family profiles.  I was destined to find the… Continue reading Are They The Right One’s?