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The Dollars and $ense of Family Building

The second most popular question people ask is… ‘How much does it cost?’ Since I am now farther into the adoption process and have been learning as I go, I now like to answer that with a ‘Can you put a price on love’ ? If you go to an agencies website they usual

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the longest wait of our lives

i have realized that waiting is harder than you can ever imagine. Waiting for a sure thing is something different than this, we are waiting for a 'kinda sure thing', the timeline is open for variation, the end result can come with ease or with lots of trials. I saw a pregnan

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Love

I love you hope....you will never be forgotten

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Event on Saturday

A friend sent me this link… Join Focus on the Family on May 21, 2011 at Resurrection Life Church. You’ll hear more about the kids who are waiting, the process of adoption from foster care and ways to support adoptive families. http://icareaboutorphans.org/Michiga

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Speedbump..What the Heck?

The alarm went off at 5:30am, as it started to sink in that I was going to ride my bike I started swearing profusely to myself. What was I thinking? How did I think this was a great idea yesterday? I laid back down, said some more bad words and then got up. <b>I CAN D

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Caution..handle with care

Myth 1: the Birthmothers obviously doesn't care about her child or she wouldn't have given him away. Myth 2: secrecy in every phase of the adoption process is necessary to protect all parties Myth 3: both the Birthmothers and fathers will forget about their unwanted child My

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Stamp of approval.. certified Awesome?

The question I get a lot is ‘where are you in the process’. Good thing I kept a personal blog back when we started all of this, so now I have a real date to put to the journey, it was November 6, 2010 when we decided to look for an agency and get our feet wet in adopt

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People ask what?

The number 1 question everyone asks me is How long of a wait is it? On average thru Adoption Associates its a 12-18 month wait for domestic adoption. A lot of factors can effect this wait time. Such as, a birth mother picks you right away and all of a sudden you are

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Poem

Our family’s like a patchwork quilt, With kindness gently sewn. Each piece is an original, With beauty of its own. With threads of warmth and happiness, It’s tightly stitched together. To last in love throughout the years, Our family is forever. Author unknown

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Mother’s Day is fast approaching.. mixed feelings

For many people mother's day is a day to look forward to. For others it is a mixed blessing holiday. On one side you love your own mother and want to celebrate but on the flip side its a reminder of what isn't in your life. For some it even reminds you of a lost child. On mo

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