Monthly Archives: August 2011

Confessions of an Adoptive Mom- Part 2

These are my confessions (every time I write this, I think of the Usher song) *Note from me: please know that these are just the honest thoughts that have crossed my mind, and me being honest about them.  They are … Continue reading

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The evil number- 48 hours.

After I brought E back into our hospital room, I vented to A about how awful the day nurses were.  I told him I wanted to start packing now so that when the doctor came in saying he was discharging … Continue reading

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Day 2: Realizing How Boring Hospitals Are

I “woke up” (read got out of bed to being my day- waking up requires sleeping) around 5am.  E was asleep, so I asked A to watch her while I took a shower and got cleaned up. After I got … Continue reading

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Confessions of an Adoptive Mom: Part 1

So my friend Taylor has a series on her blog titled “Confessions of a Pumping Mom” which I absolutely love.  Clearly, this is not something I can “confess” about- however she inspired me to start my own version. These are … Continue reading

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Our First Night

After about an hour or so, things started to quiet down.  My mom and sister left for our house (they live a few hours away so were staying at our house that night).  A’s mom and brother headed home, V … Continue reading

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Facebook- The Holy Grail of News.

So…funny story.  A & I were selective with who we told we were adopting.  You see in our state, a birth mother can not sign consent to adoption until 72 hours after birth.  At that point it is irrevocable.  However, … Continue reading

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So Now What?

A and I had spent so much time anticipating the arrival of our precious baby girl that I honestly hadn’t spent as much time thinking about what to do once she was here.  As I followed her to the nursery … Continue reading

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