Category Archives: Breaking Stereotypes

I Often Forget My Kid’s Adopted.

I haven’t discussed the topic of Adoption in general in a while (okay, I haven’t discussed anything in a while) and I suppose that’s because as E gets older the issue of adoption isn’t really one that I think to … Continue reading

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SB1070- Two Years and a SCOTUS Ruling Later

I wrote the post below on April 28th, 2010 on my old blog.  Reading it today, my feelings are still similar, though being two years outside of it, I can now see that the intentions of the bill were not … Continue reading

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A Follow Up To My “Big Announcement”

After announcing on my blog, Facebook (by means of my blog) and actually telling people (verbally) about my impending transition to a “Play” at home mom (thanks again Marci!) I’ve received several questions that I’d love to take the opportunity … Continue reading

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The Dirt- Adoption Stereotype #1: Can’t a Birthparent take their baby back?

Recently there has been a lot of attention on adoption be it in the actual media (news) or mainstream television (Glee, Modern Family, and Grey’s Anatomy have all ran adoption story lines).  Unfortunately, some of these storylines have been false … Continue reading

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So You Want To Adopt- Our Paperwork Process

A & I were very lucky in our adoptive placement.  While we had  been called to adopt, and had already known it would be our path, we did not have to sign up with an agency/attorney/facilitator to be match with … Continue reading

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Introduction to Adoption Information

I think I owe you an apology.  In my posts and in my “confessions” I’ve expressed my frustrations with terminology and questions we’ve received from people, but have realized I haven’t done my part to share with you what the … Continue reading

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