Tag Archive | "Adoption"

Mom Guilt 3.0: Just in Time for the Holidays!

Monday, November 26, 2012

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As our seventh-grade daughter is on the verge of becoming an official teenager, I have learned that: (1) I am the bane of her existence, (2) I am irrelevant (unless there is a request for a sleepover or a …

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Adoption Through Craigslist: It’s Not Really So Sensational

Sunday, November 25, 2012

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As a mother by adoption, nothing gets my ire up more than sensational and judgmental stories about families formed by adoption. When it comes to having children, our society — mostly goaded on by many in the media — …

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Going to Charlotte!

Monday, August 27, 2012

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  Guess who’s going to the Democratic National Convention? Yup! I’m super-excited that I’m going to be headed to Charlotte to experience my second presidential convention and my first one with the Democrats. (I covered a Republican Convention back in …

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PunditMom’s Weekend Picks!

Saturday, April 21, 2012

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You know you’re always looking for something new to read over the weekend!  Here are some picks for you from some of the blogs I’ve been reading this week: Kristen at Rage Against the Minivan takes on the question of …

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Hey Ron Paul Fans: Leave Huntsman’s Daughters Out of This!

Friday, January 6, 2012

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Last time I checked I thought that using candidates’ children as targets of attack was pretty much off limits, especially after the 2000 presidential campaign when supporters of George W. Bush engaged in “push polling” to suggesting that John McCain’s …

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Five Things This Feminist Mom is Grateful for on Mother’s Day — A Reprise

Sunday, May 8, 2011

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This one was one of my favorites from last year.  So I figured — if it was good enough for Mother’s Day 2010, it should still be good for 2011! Sure, I get to leave the dishes in the sink …

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Five Things This Feminist Mom is Grateful for on Mother’s Day

Sunday, May 9, 2010

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Sure, I get to leave the dishes in the sink and the dirty laundry in the hamper today.  And it’s great that “some people” (you know who you are!) are going to make me dinner tonight, but on the tenth …

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One Way Adoption Isn’t Like Having a Biological Child

Thursday, April 22, 2010

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“This is where I was found.” That’s what PunditGirl told her class when we presented a slide show of photos from our recent trip of a lifetime — one that will result in the first memories our daughter has of

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A Taste of China

Thursday, March 25, 2010

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So, we made it and we are nearing the end of week one on our whirlwind tour of China!  Unfortunately, PunditGirl is a bit under the weather, so today we are missing the Giant Buddha, but we want her to …

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Ready or Not, Here We Come!

Friday, March 19, 2010

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At the Summer Palace in Beijing, there is a tourist attraction called The Long Corridor. It doesn’t seem so long at first, but it’s a hefty little stroll along Kunming Lake.  The paintings almost bring the ancient royal families to …

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Mothers of Intention — Are We Going to Let Haitian Orphans Die?

Monday, January 18, 2010

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As a mom by adoption to the fabulous PunditGirl, it was difficult for me to watch all the footage in the past days about the many orphans in Haiti — especially the ones who have parents who are just waiting

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