Category Archives: Adoption/ Fostering/ Suicide

Prematurity and Adoption References

Prematurity and Adoption References

The month of November is probably one of the most important months for WiseMommies Bloggers. It is the month for Prematurity and Adoption awareness which are two very important topics personally and emotionally. For November Prematurity Awareness Month, we had some amazing posts such as: Born too Soon;Life on a NICU for a Preterm BabyRead More

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How to Be a WiseMommies? Happy Mother’s Day!

How to Be a WiseMommies? Happy Mother’s Day!

How does one become a WiseMommies? Motherhood: When one of my good friends first became a mother, she told me, “motherhood will show you and your husband just how selfish you are or have been as human beings.” I started to think about this especially after having my first born child. It is true thatRead More

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Breastfeeding Awareness is About Sharing, Supporting, Caring

Breastfeeding Awareness is About Sharing, Supporting, Caring

Today is the end of World Breastfeeding Week but just the beginning for the awareness that needs to surround something that is natural but needs so much support. Breastfeeding does not just include feeding a baby or child with breastmilk from the breast directly, but also includes pumping breastmilk to feed and a  greater awareness isRead More

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Have You Had “THE MOMENT?”

Have You Had “THE MOMENT?”

I think for every parent who has twins and multiples, there is one specific moment that is the biggest most overwhelming, unexplainable moment and can only be described as “THE MOMENT.” It is the time, minute, second, day you found out you were having twins (multiples). Whether the process was suspected maybe due to InRead More

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The End of March Madness

The End of March Madness

Until I was 24 years old April 1st was about April Fool’s Day….centered round jokes, pranks and having fun, especially with my mother. Then on April 1, 2000 I walked into the church I had attended since I was a child and shared how my mother was a lover of jokes, pranks and laughter. WeRead More

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Let’s Talk about Family Leave!

Let’s Talk about Family Leave!

Family leave also called parental or maternity leave is the time one takes off from work for the birth or adoption of a child. Have you taken Family leave? Did you find it fair? Or did you feel cheated? What would you like to see changed if possible? This post is specifically about family leaveRead More

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Is Gender Selection For Us or Just for Fun?

Is Gender Selection For Us or Just for Fun?

When we adopted our son, we thought that was it when it came to having children in our family. We had been gifted this child by God and by this woman, his biological mother, and we were going to be a boy-centric family. Then I gave birth to our daughter and we were the familyRead More

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No Bake Energy Bites

No Bake Energy Bites

When we went through foster care/adoption training there was a lot of education. My husband and I went to class weekly that totaled over 30 hours of training, if only every person had to get this kind of training to become a parent! During one of our classes we learned about brain development and nutrition.Read More

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Are you going to have another baby?

Are you going to have another baby?

“So are you going to have another baby?” This seems to be the question that people ask right after you have a child. This question can bring up lots of emotions if you struggled to have the child you are holding in your arms. Having dealt with infertility and losses, adoption and having a rainbowRead More

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Our Adoption Story Part 2

Our Adoption Story Part 2

I loved sharing the first part of our adoption story. Reading the words and feeling the emotions again have been the highlight of this month, National Adoption Month. I am also very grateful to be featured on Dallas Mom’s Blog and discussing Love for a Child: Overcoming the Fear of Adoption. Here is the second partRead More

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