Category Archives: Adoption

When Another Mother Raises The Baby You Gave Birth To

This was a post originally published on Ravishly. Picked up by HuffPost and Scary Mommy. I wanted to have it here on my own blog, so please forgive the repost for those who have seen it a million times.   … Continue reading

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Knocked Up – Week 21

We’re having a BOY!!! Most of you already know this wonderful news, but I had to make it blog official. Here’s a picture of the big reveal: photo by Erica Fisher When we found out at the sonogram last week … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day

Since we sometimes get forgotten in the shuffle, to all my fellow birthmothers out there, Happy Mother’s Day! My family is always really great at including me in the celebration- sending cards (Quang has sent one every single year for … Continue reading

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Thankful- Day 26

Today is Aden’s 13th birthday. And of course, I am so very, very thankful for him. Without going into a lot of personal details, suffice it to say that Aden’s arrival into this world in 1998 was nothing short of … Continue reading

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Thankful – Day 4

St. Patrick’s Day has special meaning for me because on March 17, 1998 I met my son’s future adoptive family.  And so today, I am thankful for them. Aden, my (almost) 13 year old son and his amazing family have … Continue reading

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