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It’s 2015

It’s January 1, 2015. I don’t think anyone except my mother still checks to see if I’m writing anymore. But one of my goals in 2015 is to write more. I have a loose outline for each week I’d like to follow; we’ll see if I can stick to it. I finished my first semester… Continue reading It’s 2015

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Toy Purge: How Do You Know?

Little Man’s 4th birthday was Saturday. Christmas was, obviously, just a few weeks ago. So we suddenly have an influx of new toys. Now, I am pretty hardcore when it comes to gift giving and my little one. I send out “wish lists” to the family and suggest things that we need. We don’t have… Continue reading Toy Purge: How Do You Know?

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The Isolation of Motherhood

I originally intended to call this post the “loneliness of motherhood,” but I realized that isn’t quite right. Although there are certainly days that are lonely, it is not the pervading feeling of my life. Isolation, however, is. I used to be a middle school teacher. I would go to work and interact with a… Continue reading The Isolation of Motherhood



Well, it’s time for a few changes around here! New template? Check! New ideas? Check! Explanation? Here ya’ go: I started this blog to chronicle my feelings, experiences, ideas and journey into a semi-open transracial adoption. Now that Little Man is home, I feel that this blog will become more….encompassing. Will I still talk about… Continue reading Change