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10 Tips for Navigating Adoption

Kristi Graves | November 13, 2018

Are you just starting out on your adoption journey? Or know someone who is? It can be an overwhelming thing when you are beginning the process and are looking at mounds of paperwork, a looming home study, and questions (from you and everyone else!) We have asked some mamas who have walked the path of adoption for their advice to anyone starting an adoption journey and wanted to share some…

And Baby Makes Three

Alexis DelChiaro | November 9, 2018

“When I found out I was pregnant my roommate made a joke that she thought I was and I told her she was crazy. I ran across the street to Walmart grabbed a test, came right back, and it was positive. I could not believe it. So I went to urgent care and had a ultrasound done, and there sure was a little peanut growing in there!  Not long after becoming pregnant, I also found out that Grant’s…

Smith, Party of 6

Kristi Graves | November 7, 2018

Written by Charissa Smith, Guest Blogger Dozens of times a day I count my children.  One, two, three, four.  One, two, three, four.  One, two, three, four.  And no matter how many times I count those sweet, little people I can never shake the feeling that someone is missing.  Maybe it is a result of all those children that I dreamt up while struggling through infertility or that sweet child…

Full Hands, Fuller Heart

Kristi Graves | November 5, 2018

Written by Heather Crockett, Guest Blogger When I was 13 years old my parents sat me down and told me I would never be able to have kids. At 6 weeks old, after an ultrasound for vomiting, they discovered my uterus and ovaries weren’t attached properly. 34 years ago the doctor decided it would be best to just take them out for risk of cancer because of non-functioning. That is…

After Every Storm Comes a Rainbow

Kristi Graves | October 30, 2018

Written by Guest Blogger, Kristine Baldacci In the fall of 2015, I married my college sweetheart and love of my life. Both coming from big Italian families, we knew we wanted to have kids; and lots of them. We had just moved from a box of an apartment in San Francisco to a townhouse in Walnut Creek that had TWO BEDROOMS – that’s huge when you used to literally live…


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