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H is for Homophobia……

Why would I have to worry about homophobic people in my journey....Well simply because when I choose a family, I chose a same-sex couple.  Homophobia ~ "Encompasses a range of negative attitudes and feelings toward homosexuality or people who are identified or perceived as being lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT)."  I know I should not let those people's judgement effect me but when comments are made… Continue reading H is for Homophobia……

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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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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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Three Choices and One Decision

 I found myself pregnant at the age of 33.  I was already a kick ass mom and had sole legal custody of my two older children.  You would think an unplanned pregnancy was no big deal, right?  Well, not exactly.  I was then faced with the most difficult decision.      I saw three choices:… Continue reading Three Choices and One Decision