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The automatic defensive response by some adoptive parents when bad adoption stories hit the news…

Originally posted on The adopted ones blog:
Just a short post to speak to the automatic defensive response I have read by some adoptive parents regarding the Reuters/NBC series on “Rehoming”.  Why don’t they include stories about all the successful adoptions…

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Originally posted on Mad Momma Moogacat:
Even though the popular view of adoption is one of rainbows, unabashed happiness, and joy, there’s just no getting past the unescapable fact that at its base adoption is about pain.   I’ll use as…

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Fall Break Follies

Bug had fall break last week starting Wednesday afternoon, and boy did we make the most of it. First, we went Wednesday night to see the National Acrobats of China right here in da Ville. Wow, was that spectacular. If … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Abagond:
“The White Anti-Racist is an Oxymoron” (2003) by Kil Ja Kim argues that you cannot be white and against racism at the same time. By “white” she does not mean having white skin. She means thinking…

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More Reasons Why I Love My New Job

I haven’t posted much about it on my blog, but people who know me in real life know just how much I am loving my new job.  G was even commenting on it last night– he said it’s a nice … Continue reading

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I heart Zach Galifanakis

This is just too cute: Zach Galifanakis is one bizarrely cuddly guy.

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Rotavirus– ack!

My poor Bug has a rotavirus. If you’ve experienced this yourselves, my sympathies. If not, be thankful infants in the US are now vaccinated for this.

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