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Sally Bacchetta
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Freelance writer, instructional designer, sales trainer, author, wife, mother, musician, poet, barefoot puddle jumper, tree climber
Freelance writer, instructional designer, sales trainer, author, wife, mother, musician, poet, barefoot puddle jumper, tree climber

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New Website, New Blog Site
I've moved my blog to my new website. Let's talk there at The Adoptive Parent. Peace, Sally
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Why Do I Cry When You Sing?
Because I get to hear you sing. I get to see the life in your face. I get to watch you close your eyes as your voice swells with emotion. I get to watch the music rise through you and from you. And because your first mother sang as beautifully as you. Click...
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Your One That Got Away
In many of the little moments and all of the big ones, I think about your first mother. M's last words to me when we met were, “Tell her I made this decision because I love her, and I always will. Tell her I’ll think of her every day. Please make sure she k...
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Your Socks
You've outgrown your socks again. I saw them riding just above the bottom of your heel this morning. The socks you wore new the first day of school. The socks thrust forward as you practice your front kick. The socks you stained like pitch when you "rescued...
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Back to blogging
After a loooong time away I'm blogging again. Here and also at I Was a Much Better Parent Before I Had Kids . I'm looking forward to connecting/re-connecting with you!
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Angry Five Year-old
Angry five year-old: "I'm going to throw away all of the things I made for you my whole life, because I'm very mad at you." Mama: "Then I will get them out of the garbage, because I love you even when you're very mad at me." AFYO: "Then I'll put them in the...
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Best-selling Adoption Book on Sale (Kindle)
The Amazon Kindle e-book version of What I Want My Adopted Child to Know: An Adoptive Parent's Perspective is available for just $2.99 during the month of November. Sally
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I've been frozen for too long.

Frozen because any movement is risky.

Frozen because most everything I see and hear and read and feel in Adoptoland makes sense enough until I move in any direction. The slightest shift springs a crack that splits into 2, ...
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Training Face Off: Online vs. Traditional
I'm all for taking sides when it makes sense. That said, I usually find debates about online vs. traditional learning kind of pointless. Much like debates between work-at-home and traditional career moms - "best" and "right" are defined situationally, in co...
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The fundamental question instructional design should answer correctly. Every time.
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