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Ha ! I got you with the title didn't I! In truth I have been staying with a friend for a few days who is a new Mommy of a 2 month old, just released from the NICU, who has a diagnosis of downs syndrome.
First thing, don't feel bad for this family, because she is beautiful. She has the prettiest baby blues I have seen and I was honored to be here when she came home and to hold and love her...you cannot imagine what an honor and blessing she is.
I have been working
Hey everyone, I am sorry I haven't posted lately. I started a new job a month ago at a grocery store, and I love it. I volunteered at a food pantry for a long time, and the neat thing about that is the skills i utilized while packing food and doing paperwork, and talking to people, I use now and actually get paid to do it!
On the adoption front, I havent heard from the AP's for a couple of months, or rather no serious conversations. I got a text, thats about it. It kind of bothers
More often then not many women are diagnosed with pregnancy diabetes. With both my son's I was diagnosed with it, the last pregnancy actually requiring medication in order for my blood sugar to be under control. This is a really hard thing for me to think of right now, but I did not take care of myself. Here I am 3 years later and guess what...I have been diagnosed with Diabetes 2.
So what am I doing to fix it? To live with it? I looked at my eating and drinking habits--not alcohol,
Ever have one of those days where everyone wants to heap "helpful" advice on you? Yeah, I am there. I am trying to glean from it everything I need to go farther in my life, but it is really hard when people constantly ask me in my job hunting "Have you..."
Seriously, do people have any idea how they sound when they say things like that? (I am venting here, sorry)
It reminds me of something we talked about at a birth-first mom retreat...
For anyone who has taken a basic psychology course or been through counseling , you know the argument of nature verses nurture. Nature is where you are from, and nurture is where you grow...this is my personal interpretation but follow my bunny trail.
As a parent I have made errors more times then I can count, but the one I see around me, especially with parents of young kids, is a lack of nurturing. I am not saying that saying "no" is bad, but if all you ever say to your