Celebrating birthmothers

Today is a special day for me, one I've been anticipating for quite some time. The day before Mother's Day is Birthmother's Day, a day for women like me who have made an adoption plan for their child or children. This day is special because it is the first Birthmother's Day I am celebrating after …

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Scooping up the crumbs

There is a waiting room in my workplace. We have cookies and slushies and soda pop in our waiting room. And coffee. Several times a day, I walk to the bathroom because I have a bladder the size of a peanut. Occasionally I stop to wipe slushy spills or to push a chair back into …

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