Love Defines a Family

This open adoption roundtable is on the topic: What openness means to me. Read all the responses at Open Adoption Bloggers!This was such a timely topic for me because I recently gave a talk at our Unitarian Universalist Community on our adoption and its openness. If fact, I've decided to modify that talk briefly here and post it. I hope you enjoy.Love Defines A Family...more

The MAPP Gathering - Interview 2

The second in a series of posts about the MAPP Gathering - a collection of interviews focusing on Motherhood, Ambition, Passion and Purpose. Take a read of what I thought about the second interview. And then go listen to it yourself!http://modernmommymagic.blogspot.com/2012/03/mapp-gathering-2-andrea-sch... www.modernmommymagic.blogspot.com...more

The MAPP Gathering - Interview 1

I've been listening to a series of interviews called the MAPP Gathering. What an amazing experience. Drop by my blog to hear what I thought of the first interview with Renee Trudeau. And take a listen to the interview yourself. I'd love to hear what you think.http://modernmommymagic.blogspot.com/2012/03/mapp-gathering-1-renee-trud... www.modernmommymagic.blogspot.com...more

A Special Request Tonight

Tonight's blog post is about a pretty serious topic. Drop by. And help out if you're able. Thank you.http://modernmommymagic.blogspot.com/2012/02/needing-your-support.html  ...more

Potty Training... It's a process.

This is one long and frustrating process!http://modernmommymagic.blogspot.com/2012/02/potty-training-its-process.... www.modernmommymagic.blogspot.com...more

Adoption Laws

Today I saw a news story about a couple who is challenging an adoption law in Michigan.And then I got angry... check out my blog post to read why. http://modernmommymagic.blogspot.com/2012/01/adoption-law-being-challeng... www.modernmommymagic.blogspot.com...more

Adoption Reading Challenge - First Book

I just picked my first book for the Adoption Reading Challenge 2012! What's on your list? For more details: http://modernmommymagic.blogspot.com/2012/01/first-book-selected-for-adoption.html www.modernmommymagic.blogspot.com...more

Deciphering Her Lingo

At times I think my child has developed her own style of communication... and deciphering what she is talking about can be a bit difficult. What sorts of unique things does your child say?http://modernmommymagic.blogspot.com/2012/01/lorelai-lingo.html www.modernmommymagic.blogspot.com...more

Book Review - The Smarter Preschooler

Read any good books lately? Come check out what I've been reading... http://modernmommymagic.blogspot.com/2011/12/book-review-smarter-preschooler.html www.modernmommymagic.blogspot.com...more

Christmas Crafts

Just a sampling of what my little Lorelai has been working on lately... http://modernmommymagic.blogspot.com/2011/12/christmas-crafts-ala-lorelai.html www.modernmommymagic.blogspot.com...more