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How Infertility Struggles Made Our Family Whole

We always wanted children. On August 31st, 2008, we found out we were pregnant. Just one day before our first wedding anniversary. In October 2008, we had a miscarriage. We tried for a little while longer with no luck. The infertility struggles started shortly before our second wedding anniversary. The health insurance we had did not cover […]

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What to Say to an Adoptive Family

Here’s my hope: that by now we mostly know what not to say to an adoptive, or pre-adoptive family. There have been countless articles and videos on being sensitive, and using correct verbage. “Yes, I’m her real mom. ” (Do I look like a unicorn?!) “I think what you meant to say was biological.” We know this […]

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