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Healthy Mama

Tips for Allergy Sufferers

Any headline with the word “allergy” in it usually gets my attention because I, like so many people, get really sick of all the sneezing and itching and the other annoying symptoms that come with […]

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Waiting for Shlomo No More: He’s here!

By Erin, mama to 2 boys Yes, y’all it FINALLY happened after 17 months! Baby Shlomo, aka Solomon Lee, has joined our family. He was born on October 1 at 9:19 p.m., weighing 5 pounds […]

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Waiting for Shlomo: The Stages of Grief

By Erin, grieving daughter Wednesday marked five months since my Mom died.  Five months.  I can’t believe it.  It seems like yesterday and it seems like a million years ago. I’m sure you all know […]

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Waiting for Shlomo: Hanging On

By Erin, adopting mama blogger It’s been almost four months since my Mom died. It has not gotten any easier, and I’ve just been too tired and too sad to write. What am I going […]

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Waiting for Shlomo: Getting Ready

By Erin, adopting mama On May 12, it will be one year since we officially became eligible for an adoption to go through. In that time, we have had two adoptive situations fall through.  We […]