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A Long Weekend

Any of you who have read this blog more than once know that I am an adoptive parent. So, not a real mother; hence the name of this blog. A’s first mother, M, has had a tough time of it … Continue reading

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Band Night

Yesterday was A’s last middle school band concert ever. It was also her band director’s last middle school band concert ever – she’s retiring at the end of the year, which is next week. It was something. It started when … Continue reading

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February’s almost gone

February is usually pretty busy here. The weather can vary widely; from almost 70F temperatures to a blizzard, we’ve seen it all here and then some. It certainly has been that way this month. A and a couple of her … Continue reading

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What I’d Do Differently

With this being National Adoption Month, I’ve been thinking about our adoption lately. I think about it all the time, surprisingly, but it gets a lot of my attention every November, February and April for reasons only obvious to our … Continue reading

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How I Became Not Evil (at least on this blog)

Once upon a time, this blog was called Evil Mommy. It was about our adoption of our now-10-year-old and life as older parents. Sometimes other things, like politics, feminism and assorted rants. But not especially often. I mentioned a little … Continue reading

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Open Adoption Bloggers Roundtable 27: The First Time

The Open Adoption Roundtable is a series of occasional writing prompts about open adoption. It’s designed to showcase of the diversity of thought and experience in the open adoption community. You don’t need to be listed at Open Adoption Bloggers … Continue reading

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Open Adoption is About…OAB Roundtable #19

“Open adoption is about information sharing.” Share your reaction to that statement. How well does it match up with your experience of open adoption? If you disagree, how would you finish the phrase, “Open adoption is about…”? When I read … Continue reading

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