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its not all bunnies and rainbows

It's been almost 2 months since our caseworker last emailed us with news. She only talks to us when our profile is shown or if there is some event to attend. Quite depressing to hear any news but is also just as hard to hear bad news. I honestly can't blog only happy news, t

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Out and bout in Canada eh!

A fat little pug dog walking down the sidewalk seemingly all alone. His leash dragging under him, he walks around the grating on the sidewalks, dodges people and bounces around his merry way. He stops in front of a window display with Christmas decorations to enjoy the show.

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know when to fold them

January...then....february...then it will be a full year waiting, We should reach our $14,000 goal by then, that will at least cover the bare minimum of adopting. That seems like a lot of money for something that seems so unreal. when your waiting to adopt you cant get

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http://www.adoptivefamilies.com/articles.php?aid=204

http://www.adoptivefamilies.com/articles.php?aid=204

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seasons go bye

Sept and October have gone by.. we had 3 birthmothers review our profile. that means 3 no's but at least 3 looked. They keep telling us this is the time of year when things pick up but the year is going by with no call in sight. Here comes 2012 and we will have to renew our

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different ways of finding a birthmother

Question: What is the difference between a "designated" and "matched" adoption?Answer: A designated adoption is a situation where an adoptive family and birth parent find each other through mutual friends, family, pastor, advertising, etc. They often have a common contact w

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what if sniffles

Ask me again in another month how the wait goes.. Ask me again in another week how the progress goes.. Ask me again tomorrow if we should still adopt.. Anyone going thru adoption, or who has gone thru adoption knows this second guessing. At one time you have questio

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Money money

Holy cow we are so close to $10,000!!!!! we are at $9,477 for the adoption! Just wow :) Our Fundraising Website

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A bumpy weekend

Today I received my first negative comment on one my blogs on Adoption. It was a comment about my last post on our Profile Shown at last. It seems my quick sentence about the limitations on our openness for ethnicity and drug use was taken the wrong way and read too deeply,

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Adoption Profile shown at last

What to do when given the news that your profile was shown twice in July. Option 1: Be happy and excited that the agency is showing our profile to birthmothers Option 2: Take it as a sign of progress and that more birthmothers are coming to the agency Option 3: Our

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