Category Archives: adoption

Big questions without answers

We are no strangers to big questions around here, but lately they have been coming more and more from Remy. For a while they were anatomically-based: the benefits of having a doctor daddy and, more specifically, a doctor daddy who … Continue reading

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The Enduring African-Ness of Remy Roo

After spending the past few years promising myself I was going to do it, I finally did some very beginning, just-grazing-the surface research on the area of Ethiopia where Remy was born. We were not given the option to travel … Continue reading

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The Road to Cape Cod

So basically late April thru June was spent in a pretty scary flare. I was re-diagnosed, this time with Crohn’s Disease. Womp womp. Enter new meds and a burgeoning relationship with the Penn outpatient infusion suite (which has vibrating massage … Continue reading

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Although the birthday festivities (ironically, 4 of them) are finally over, I still keep looking at Elijah and realizing that he is 4. Next year he will be 5 and then he’ll go to kindergarten and then my job as … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Gift Guides for Adoptive Mothers

Moms who have adopted can obviously partake in the goodies every Mom loves on Mother’s Day-flowers, chocolates, handmade cards, etc. But we are lucky enough that we also can get (or be gifted) some awesome adoption-related treats. I didn’t even … Continue reading

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