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W is for Wish…

I hope the days come easy and the moments pass slow, And each road leads you where you wanna go, And if you're faced with a choice, and you have to choose, I hope you choose the one that means the most to you. And if one door opens to another door closed,I hope you… Continue reading W is for Wish…

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O is for Over…

I seriously couldn't wait until the adoption was finalized and over.  I had the worst experience with my agency in Wisconsin but an amazing experience with the adoptive parent’s home state adoption agency.   I was OVER having to deal with my counselor in Wisconsin, all she did was complain about extra paperwork that was… Continue reading O is for Over…

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J is for Jealous…

     I AM FILLED WITH JEALOUSY!       I am jealous of all those Mom's that parent their children, I am jealous of those parents that are just parents and not birth parents.  YES- I am a parent but when you're a parent and then place A child for adoption your world is different. … Continue reading J is for Jealous…

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I is for Isolation….

     Throughout my pregnancy and post-pregnancy, I kept myself in isolation. I went one complete year without saying a word to anyone that was not in my everyday life or within my inner circle.      I was three months along in my pregnancy on Easter of 2014 when I decided to break one… Continue reading I is for Isolation….

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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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G is for Giving…..

I was given a Giving Key by my son's adoptive parents when they came to the hospital and met him for the first time.  Baby B was placed into the arms of one his parents by mom mom and I placed the key around my neck.  I gave them a family but they gave me… Continue reading G is for Giving…..