Best of Life at Home

May 6, 2009 at 7:17 pm Leave a comment

And, finally, here are some of the favorite entries from Life at Home.  And remember– there’s a contest going on through midnight Thursday.  Check it out a few entries dowan and enter! 

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 An incredibly personal note  The announcement of our pending adoption, the thoughts that fueled me through the waiting process, and my reflections on election night.   

Peace  My word for the year and why  

The Sweetest Things  The tender moments that sneak up on me as a parent

It’s not about the cupcake.  Valentine’s Brawl 2007

18 ways to love the new family or family member in your life   Advice for family members and friends who are welcoming a new loved one home, especially through adoption

We are family   Instructions from our pediatrician to help aid attachment with our baby

Packing suggestions for an adoption trip to Ethiopia   Our packing list broken down into what we carried on, what we packed in our checked luggage, what we actually used in country, etc. 

Dear Friends and Family  A copy of the letter we shared with friends and families before our adoption trip departure. 

Introducing Sweet Baby A   The first glimpse of baby! 

Confessions of an almost mother  Thoughts I had leading up to taking off for Ethiopia.

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