Category Archives: soapbox

My Facebook Movie

So, in celebration of FB’s 10 year anniversary, they have created (an algorithm) a personal movie for everyone! Curiously, I checked mine out last night. I have been on FB for almost 7 of those 10 years at varying degrees … Continue reading

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Soapboxing, on pregnancy after infertility

I don’t want a creative title here. This is exactly what I want to write about this morning. Baby boy is kicking me quite a bit after our half cup of coffee and we’re both feeling a little ramped up … Continue reading

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please don’t tell my story

12 days before we were to start our first foster parenting classes, I had a nudge. A nudge I couldn’t move out of my brain. I did some calculations, tried to remember some dates, and then a conversation came to … Continue reading

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Yesterday, I was reading a post on one of my forums that asked a simple question…”how do you know if adoption is right for you?” I ended up not even responding to the thread because all I could think was … Continue reading

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