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I’m Open To You Part 2.

I am open to you ... let that sink in for a minute. See I spent a portion of my life feeling unwanted, I was convinced I was not a wanted child. Looking back on it, that's absurd, but it's how I felt at one point. To get a note saying I am open to… Continue reading I’m Open To You Part 2.

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Expectations

Why now? Why at 33 years old did I get this whole thing started? Why not 18 when I was a legal adult? Why not 21 when I was a "true" adult? At 25 I discovered my records were destroyed, losing all hope. So why now? What promomted me at 33 years old to order… Continue reading Expectations

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The Best Mom

"As a mother the #1 priority is to be the best mother to our children, to give them a good life, teach them the proper morals, love them and always support them. As mothers sometimes we forget, and even lose, the fact that we need to take care of ourselves. Now is working a subpar… Continue reading The Best Mom

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Rainbows, Kittens and Unicorn Farts 

Life is what you make of it. It's not always going to be good and the bad doesn't have to be detrimental.  It's all in the way you handle it.  Through out our lifetime we make choices. Some of them are right on point and exactly what we should be doing ... others, not so… Continue reading Rainbows, Kittens and Unicorn Farts 

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A Journey to Call Your Own

I can only speak for myself, and after reading more and more adoptee blogs I am so very grateful for my parents and the way they raised me.  I really enjoy hearing everyone's story, where they have been, where they are going, what they've experienced, the good and the bad. I take their stories and… Continue reading A Journey to Call Your Own

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My Beginning … 

It’s been awhile since I’ve written anything, and I’ve tried to figure out why.  I've started and stopped over and over again, but it just seems jumbled and random, and just never made sense. So today I am going to sit and just write. I think one of my biggest hang ups has been trying… Continue reading My Beginning … 

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Expect The Unexpected

Two days ago I was driving home, alone with my thoughts and realized it's been one month since I got my DNA results and had a match with BFM.  I started to mentally re-prepare myself for the possibility that I may never have my answers I so longed to know. I could see that BFM… Continue reading Expect The Unexpected

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A day for the Dads!

I want to take a moment and recognize the fathers today!  When t comes to adoption it seems like we always focus so much on the biological mother and not the father.  DADS matter too! I know this because I have two incredible dads in my life my Hubster and my dad.  Today we spend… Continue reading A day for the Dads!

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The Giving Tree 

I am having so much fun with this family tree thing!  I've discovered I am able to create TWO trees!   Eeekk!! How amazing is that?   I have my Biological tree which consisted of Hubster and I with the BrothersDunne and Hubster's immediate family, for now.  I haven't plugged in any of the family… Continue reading The Giving Tree