Book Review: A Bump in Life by Amy Ford

Book Review: A Bump in Life by Amy Ford

Reading a book from cover to cover while on vacation is definitely one of my happy places, and ever since Amy Ford handed me a copy of her book, A Bump in Life, I knew it would find its way on to my packing list. Amy’s book is a compilation of stories from women who...
Terribly Tricky Terminology

Terribly Tricky Terminology

“ADOPTION-ESE” is a challenging language to master. And because it can be so emotionally loaded, we end up being on high-alert, eager to get it right. Here are a few basic definitions to help you navigate the adoption maze: Expectant or Birth Parent Basically, until...
Truths About Adoption: Honesty and Communication

Truths About Adoption: Honesty and Communication

Every adoption story is different, and the happy ones don’t always make it to the blogosphere. Let’s face it: if you search the internet for stories from adult adoptees you’re going to get more than you may want — the good, the bad, and the ugly.    The Root...
Pregnancy Tip No.1

Pregnancy Tip No.1

“Morning Sickness, Swollen Feet, and Acid Reflux — Oh My!” When you’re in the middle of some annoying pregnancy symptom, remember, it won’t last forever. In fact, probably not even for even for the rest of your pregnancy. Thankfully, just about every...