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Staci Conrad
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I'm a follower of Christ, single-momma to my 2 amazing adopted girls with special needs, and foster mom to many.
I'm a follower of Christ, single-momma to my 2 amazing adopted girls with special needs, and foster mom to many.

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Adoptive Mother's Day...
Earlier this evening I posted a link to this article on my personal Facebook page.  A lovely friend asked about it.  Thank you, Friend!  I needed to write these words and feel them in my heart again.  I needed to refresh and reframe my thinking, again (and ...
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701 Days...
701 Days...
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701 Days...
It has been 701 days since KC left our house.  (I missed out on the even 700 yesterday....such a slacker!!)  The days have been long.  701 days as a family apart.  701 days of no good night hugs.  701 days of no good morning smiles.  701 days of separation....
701 Days...
701 Days...
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Grief and Beauty
Through the prism of Autism everyday events morph into larger-than-life escapades; life changing events have a way of shifting into smaller, more digestible bits.  At least this is true at our house.   Today was not a scheduled, structured day.  It was not ...
Grief and Beauty
Grief and Beauty
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Dear Friend,
I have a friend. (yeah, shocker, isn't it?!) My friend and her husband are in the very final stages of  adopting two kiddos with special needs from another country.  She been on my mind incessantly and I want to tell her some things.  So I thought I'd tell ...
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Dear Friend,
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What Has Been Happening...
Hi there.  It’s been a
while.  Things are much the same and
totally different.  You know - the usual. This summer brought med changes for AJ.  We are still, four months later, trying to
find the right medication at the right dose to help her control her anx...
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What Has Been Happening...
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Permanency....Huh?
Permanency....Huh?
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Permanency....Huh?
So, yesterday we had KC's permanency plan hearing to ensure we are all making strides toward the 'goal'.  The goal is and always has been reunification.  It's been 17 months and 26 days.  We are still hopeful.   The hearing always brings up some emotional c...
Permanency....Huh?
Permanency....Huh?
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From a Spoiled Brat...
From a Spoiled Brat...
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