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The Process of Becoming Real

What does it mean to “be real”? I used to pride myself on being an authentic person. Grounded. Honest. The Real Deal. But a few...

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Where is their “real” mom?

Do you find it hard to respond sensitively to insensitive questions about your adopted children? Tracie was enjoying the day at her local...

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Hardest Job in the World

Do you think being a mom is the hardest job in the world? I would argue that being a stepmom is the hardest job on earth because it comes...

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Christmas in July

When you think back to your childhood, what is the most cherished tradition your family shared? For the past three years, I’ve been...

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Our Adoption Journey…

On June 9, 2011, a precious baby girl was abandoned at the entrance of the Luohe City Social Welfare Institute in China. She looked to be...