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Why Do Moms Have to Do All the Gross Stuff?

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General Musings / Parenting Skills and Spills

Seriously. Today, I arrived home from a shopping trip to hear that the dog had pooped on the porch (which she only does when she’s sick). E had cleaned it up…but any guesses on how thorough the 14 year old boy was in that task? Yeah, so Mom had to go in and re-clean the dog poop. Awesome. Then I returned from buying food for E’s adoption party this weekend, went to the bathroom…and someone […]

This Time, Going With My Gut

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Adoption / Parenting Skills and Spills

We have confirmation. E’s adoption will be finalized on National Adoption Day, November 21. We may even be a “media family,” set to speak at the opening ceremonies and practically guaranteed a good deal of media attention (which E is thrilled about). This weekend, out of the blue, E asked about going to see his birth family before Thanksgiving to celebrate with them. I was caught of guard, so I told him I’d think about […]