Monthly Archives: January 2015

Adoption Ukraine: 20 Weeks Home

I figured it was time to give a good update to what’s happening around our house these days.  Although the game of “Whack A Mole” is still going on, Tom and I are getting better at it so we are … Continue reading

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First Fruits

A fellow adoptive mom talked with me yesterday.  She is running a big community sale to raise funds for their adoption.  She called to ask my opinion on some feelings she was having.  She felt angry and then guilty that … Continue reading

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No! I Do Not Love Them the Same! AH!

Last week I wrote a blog post called “What Is Love”.  In it I talked about how love is an action, not a feeling.  One of my friends posted the link on Facebook and got a negative comment from one … Continue reading

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Gossip: And The Lessons Keep Coming!

In our home you never know when the next lesson will suddenly appear.  Most times you aren’t expecting it and I’ve learned to recognize them when they pop up, take a breath and dig in.  This morning at 5:50 a.m. … Continue reading

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What Is Love?

A couple of weeks ago Vlad said something to me about the word love.  This is a very complicated word and it can have all sorts of meanings and since he is still learning the in’s and out’s of American … Continue reading

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Adoption Update: Home 4 Months

I know you have all been wondering.  Especially with all of the drama of the first few months you’ve been wondering because this past month has been very quiet.  I’m holding my breath quiet.  We’ve made some changes around the … Continue reading

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