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Why don’t you just adopt?  These five words used to drive me crazy as people who knew of our miscarriages and losses would often make this suggestion.  If you want kids, why don’t you just adopt?  And now that we are adopting, it still drives me crazy when others who have never adopted make the suggestion, as it if it’s a simple solution. When we were in the thick of recurrent pregnancy… Read More

I hate the what if game, I do everything I can to avoid playing it. In my experience, it is a very scary game, the results can be disastrous as the self-doubt piles up. But, lately, I’ve had this fear creeping into my mind. For the first time I’ve started pondering, what if we do not get approved? What if the powers that be decide we cannot adopt a child(ren)? Then what?… Read More