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    Having given up on infertility, I find that I am now an expectant adopting mom. I'm just starting my journey. I understand that one step after another will get you any where you want to go, as long as you continue to persist.
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    getting schooled in international adoption
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    A Brazen Hussy in Brooklyn becomes the woman her mother warned her about. Adopting from China.
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    musings of an infertile women trying to make it through the craziness of Guatemala adoption, family crisis, and life in general.
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    reflections on infertility, adoption, and waiting....and waiting...and waiting...(Adopting domestically)
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    sifting through all the junk, I know I can find me in here somewhere... Oh, and maybe a baby while I'm at it. (Adopting from Kazakhstan)
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    julie and i have been a couple since 1987. our daughter trixie was born to julie in 1997, and our son micah was placed with us for adoption in 2003. in between there was a bit of infertility drama and grief (on my part...). sometimes we succeed more, and sometimes less, at living simply in the heart of the city. we're also currently trying to decide whether to adopt a third child.
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    lesbian mamas through domestic adoption
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    adventures in queer transracial adoptive parenting and other mundane things.
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    brand new mama through adoption from China
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    a tale of that wacky world of infertility that has now spiraled into the fascinating world of adoption.
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    My story of self discovery and healing, as I leave behind an abusive marriage and childhood, reenter the world of single parenting, and hopefully learn from my mistakes!
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30 October 2006



I just emailed you to get get an address to ship. I have clothes she could use, along with other baby items.

Thanks for passing this along!


I would love to help. I have three children and have a bunch of clothing both for girls or boys. please e-mail me the address so I can send stuff. My addy is dmkhunt at yahoo dot com


I was wondering if she has a paypal. I dont liver in US, but I would love to send her some money.

This is a great idea, its wonderful of you to help this lady out.


I want to help. There's four kids in my family so we have a lot of baby stuff. Please email me.

diane hogan

I want to send her a card with a bit of $$, can you send me her address? this is a very nice thing you are facilitating!


Where do we send stuff to?? What address?? I would like to send a giftcard. Please let me know how to get it to her (and what is her blog address?)


just a way to help her out so she isn't so strapped for cash is to educate her on breast feeding, co sleeping and possibly cloth diapering. I will email you so I can get an addy of where to send some cloth dipes.

We are not a wealthy family. My husband makes only $10 per hour. We breast feed, co sleep and cloth diaper and I cannot even begin to imagine how much money we have NOT spent because of it.

Brava for you to be doing this!


Please!!! Where do I send this? When I click on your "email me" link it brings up the "page cannot be found". Please email me with the address. Thanks for starting this!

michelle h.

I wandered over here from Jenna's blog and I'm going to help as well. Women should not have to place their children if they want to parent. No one should be pressured into this position.

I'm going to add a link to your blog if you don't mind. We adopted a then six year old from foster care two years ago. My blog is about adopting and parenting her.



I also was linked here from Jenna's blog. I would like to help as well, but need an address or some way to send these to her.

Do you know if she has a Target near by? I'm going there this weekend and thought maybe I could pick up a gift card. If not, I'll just buy a few things. Thanks!


Send Out Baby Invitations Early

All you want to know about throwing a baby shower can be found online. Ask the new parents who they want at their baby shower and get the addresses of everyone they are for certain they want to invite. Your baby shower with personal invitations can generate a more pulled together feel and can make your baby shower unique. Your very baby shower may be more work than you planned on whenever you're pulling out all the stops. Baby shower invitations or baby shower birth announcements are adorable with little angels on them holding small babies. Baby shower party favors are a must have for guests to receive in exchange for baby gifts.



Mrs Kathy Lynn

I am loan offer world wild,if you are intrested for a loan you can contcat me via email,,for more information about this loan you can contact me.

Mrs Kathy Lynn

I am loan offer world wild,if you are intrested for a loan you can contcat me via email,,for more information about this loan you can contact me.


I can't help Alice at the moment,but hope that she will gather what she needs: maternity clothing, baby-things.


I know this is late, but I assume Alice could still use help, and I'm hoping if you get this you can help me. I'd love to send her a Walmart gift card, but silly me can't figure out how to send it to her! Thank you ever so much.


tester aposter


candylist is good to see you


Kate Pike

I will stick this up on my blog and send it on to friends.

Glad there are so many nice mums about :)

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