Category Archives: adoption

baby on my brain + more modern nurseries

الخيارات الثنائية متعرج while we wait and wait (and wait!) for our baby to come to us and for the universe to get us a step closer to having baby reardon in our nest, i pass the time by looking at cute nurseries/kiddo rooms online. i am partial to the ones with white walls and lots of bright [...]

open adoption + becoming “real parents”- part deux

i thought about this sorry for the rant, but i have had a few people make these comments and i completely understand that it is because they dont know any better and they mean no harm to us. but adoption is a deeply personal and emotional subject for us and these comments rub a raw spot on my heart. [...]

open adoption + becoming “real parents”- part 1

see what is open adoption? this is usually one of the first questions a family member or friend asks when we tell them that we are waiting to adopt in an open adoption. “Open adoption simply means that the birth parents have the opportunity to participate fully in their adoption plan, including: selecting the parents they [...]

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little monkey grows up

this page this little monkey is not my child. he is my sweet, adorable, funny nephew. he makes me laugh and gives me the best open mouthed and sloppy little kisses. he smiles when he sees his auntie jack and makes my heart swell with love. his mommy and daddy went through some heart breaking and life [...]

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an adoption poem

Orlistat 120 mg online cheap Not flesh of my flesh, Nor bone of my bone, but still miraculously my own. Never forget for a single minute; You didn’t grow under my heart but in it. I didn’t give you the gift of life, But in my heart I know. The love I feel is deep and real, As if it [...]

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i wished for you life is a funny thing. some days you just coast along with no worries and a smile on your face. but those other days?  they can be brutal. this is an accurate description of life in general, life for the masses. but for those of us that are waiting to adopt/trying to get pregnant those [...]

in limbo

Bonuses warning***** this is not a feel good, happy holiday post so if you feel squeamish around emotions, please avert your eyes. (lim-bo) a place or state of restraint or confinement; a place or state of neglect or oblivion; an intermediate or transitional place or state; a state of uncertainty this is where we are with [...]

this could get ugly my dear sister has said to me on numerous occasions when we were out shopping together  ” jack, your bank account is going to be  in big trouble if you adopt a girl.”  in relation to that, i happened upon hij kids on one of my blogs today and oh holy hell… let me just [...]

baby, we were meant for each other

see here i ordered this a couple weeks ago after writing it down as a ‘must read’ months ago when i listened to scott simon’s interview on npr. ( btw- this is an excellent read for anyone considering or currently in the process of adoption) scott simon is the host of npr’s weekend edition. as i listened [...]

fast forward i said i would write the rest of my pregnancy story, but i think you all get the picture. my pregnancy was miserable from the beginning and the hospital stay at feather river ( btw the nurses and dr ainsworth were all very kind. even though i didnt get any real help or relief, everyone [...]