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8 Days …

Lately I have been feeling different. Empowered, Stronger, Motivated ... Every few months I have the same conversation with Hubster. "Babe, I need to go back to school. I need to just bang it out and finish my degree and do what I love" and the conversation always ends with now is not the right… Continue reading 8 Days …

Adoption · Family

It happened …

Ugh, I am, that mother! Tonight as I was tucking Dunne1 and Dunne2 into their beds the little guy is having a tantrum. He just wants his mommy, or mommy's bed, or some water, or to try out the potty OR anything other then going to sleep. After numerous hugs and kisses and explanations on… Continue reading It happened …

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The Missing Piece

I have no words, I have been trying for the past few days to describe how I've been feeling and I just can't find my words. Full, that's the best way to describe it. I have closed the chapter of the unknown in my life. This past weekend I met my biological mother. It was… Continue reading The Missing Piece

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Oh Brother …

In the last few weeks I went from having one older brother to having 4 half brothers!!!! What in the world! I am one girl of 5 boys! The younger boys don't know about me yet. The oldest who I mentioned a few posts back was adopted as well. He is the only one that… Continue reading Oh Brother …

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I am open to you.

My world has been turned upside down and rolled over these last two weeks. It all started with a message on ancestry "I see we are related, how are we related?" Can I put in the big eyed emoji? Does it show through šŸ˜³? What??? I never expected the next several days to be what… Continue reading I am open to you.

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Logic vs. Emotion

* This post was written aĀ coupleĀ ofĀ weeks ago, in the meantime a whole lot has happened and changed, so this will be written in several posts* I had an interesting day the other day. A couple weeks ago I got hit with a whirl of emotions I thought I've dealt with and moved on from. It… Continue reading Logic vs. Emotion


The big impact

Who is impacted by adoption? This is my story, my point of view. I can't speak for anyone other than myself. But it's not all about me ... I have a family, my husband and children are effected by all of this. The unknown, the insecurities , the loss, the excitement and the overwhelming emotions… Continue reading The big impact

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Rainbows, Kittens and Unicorn FartsĀ 

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 FartsĀ 

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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.Ā  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 …Ā 

Itā€™s been awhile since Iā€™ve written anything, and Iā€™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 …Ā