Monthly Archives: June 2011

Preparing the Nursery

The next few weeks A & I spent as much time with Sam* as we could.  We wanted to learn all about her.  We wanted to know who she was, so that we could tell our sweet baby girl about … Continue reading

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Did That Just Happen?

When A&I awoke on Sunday morning, I had to ask him if the previous day had really happened.  Had we just found out we were going to be parents?  Did Sam* really chose us?  Did I really have a travel … Continue reading

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Hey, How’s it Going, Just Wanted to Stop By & Say “We’re Having a Baby!”

After we left Sam’s* house, A&I had no idea what to do.  We were SO excited and wanted to tell the world, but we knew we also needed to be cautiously optimistic about our situation.  A and I both agreed … Continue reading

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A’s Letter to Sam*- Get your tissues ready.

For those of you who don’t know my husband, he’s an incredibly kind, sweet man.  He’s also one of the most reserved men you’ll ever meet.  For him to write this letter to this young woman, it took him far … Continue reading

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February 19th- The Adoption Equivalent of Peeing on a Stick Part 2

When I met with Sam* that Thursday, we had talked about going to Paradise Bakery for lunch.  She was craving all things sweet during her pregnancy, especially brownies, and we felt this was a casual place we could get lunch, … Continue reading

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February 19th- The Adoption Equivalent of Peeing on a Stick Part 1

I think I woke up at 5am this Saturday.  I was excited and I was mortified.  The only way I can describe it as a more relatable experience, is the feeling I felt every morning at the end of a … Continue reading

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February 17th- At Last We Meet

I was a ball of nerves that Thursday.  I had no idea how to relate to a young pregnant woman who was making the brave decision to make an adoption plan for the beautiful, sweet baby who was growing inside … Continue reading

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