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Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   04-03-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 581
Posted By carol7906
How exciting!  You all are adorable!!...

How exciting!  You all are adorable!!  http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/joy.gif
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   03-16-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 714
Posted By carol7906
I think it's great that you're showing her what...

I think it's great that you're showing her what it looks like to take care of yourself!  Since she's only eight, I would consider waiting to tell her too much until you know more details.  Keep us...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   03-09-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By carol7906
Hi!  You could look at attach.org, emdr.com, or...

Hi!  You could look at attach.org, emdr.com, or emdria.org...
Forum: Infertility   02-18-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 446
Posted By carol7906
Amy Hughes is a therapist and blogger who just...

Amy Hughes is a therapist and blogger who just started a new infertility blog called, Preserving Hope (http://www.preservinghope.blogspot.com/).  Amy (and her husband, Chris) share about their walk...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   02-18-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 797
Posted By carol7906
I read and also reviewed "Raising Abel" and...

I read and also reviewed "Raising Abel" and thought it was a great book.  It is especially good for parents or prospective parents who are raising kids with a history of trauma.  
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   12-28-2011, 06:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 533
Posted By carol7906
Thanks for all the advice!!  It sounds like I...

Thanks for all the advice!!  It sounds like I have more research to do!!
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   12-25-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 533
Posted By carol7906
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   12-25-2011, 07:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 533
Posted By carol7906
I know several people who live nearby that raise...

I know several people who live nearby that raise chickens, so I think it's okay.  I will double check though, good point.
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   12-23-2011, 12:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 533
Posted By carol7906
I've read the other posts about raising...

I've read the other posts about raising chickens.  I'm a city girl . . . so, I need the basics about caring for the chickens and building a coop.  Any advice would be helpful!! Thanks everyone!
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   12-22-2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Posted By carol7906
Hey fellow adoption or foster bloggers!  I was...

Hey fellow adoption or foster bloggers!  I was wondering if any established bloggers want to share a link to each other's sites... the blog needs to include child adoption or fostering as one of the...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   12-21-2011, 07:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By carol7906
Carolyn, Great!  I already sent an email to...

Carolyn,
Great!  I already sent an email to you!
Carol
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   12-20-2011, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By carol7906
What a wonderful story!  I'd love for you to...

What a wonderful story!  I'd love for you to write a guest post for my blog...let me know if you're interested!
Forum: Single Parenting   12-15-2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 467
Posted By carol7906
It's so hard to be the bad guy, especially when...

It's so hard to be the bad guy, especially when you're not.  In my experience, the people who are talking will eventually see the truth.  The difficult part is waiting for that to happen, but it...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   12-14-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 198
Posted By carol7906
Congrats to your family!!

Congrats to your family!!
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-10-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,883
Posted By carol7906
I've already been working on homemade gifts for...

I've already been working on homemade gifts for this year.  I found several patterns online to make simple but pretty homemade ornaments for friends.  There are many patterns for people who sew and...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   11-01-2011, 06:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 519
Posted By carol7906
Congrats!! I'm so happy for all of you!

Congrats!! I'm so happy for all of you!
Forum: Single Parenting   09-10-2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By carol7906
It is hard but what always helped me is knowing...

It is hard but what always helped me is knowing that someone was taking care of my kids while at their dad's house.  Don't worry about your child getting close to someone else, they will be more...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   09-09-2011, 02:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 204
Posted By carol7906
Welcome Jenn!

Welcome Jenn!
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   09-09-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,994
Posted By carol7906
I'm so glad to see adoptive moms who are nursing...

I'm so glad to see adoptive moms who are nursing their children.  Nursing is such a great experience for them and often one they didn't get!
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   01-17-2011, 03:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,975
Posted By carol7906
Guest,   I'm so sorry for you and for your...

Guest,
 
I'm so sorry for you and for your FS.  It's so unfair to you and horribly unfair to him.  The only thing I can suggest is to ask if he can have an advocate through the court; someone to...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   01-15-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 547
Posted By carol7906
I blog to support parents in raising their...

I blog to support parents in raising their foster or adopted children, and because I love to write.  
 
Unlike some of the other bloggers, I use typepad.  I find it fairly easy to use.
 ...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   12-04-2010, 06:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,168
Posted By carol7906
I write a blog but not for money.  Sometimes I...

I write a blog but not for money.  Sometimes I see other bloggers and they sell ads, etc.  One site you could look at that might give you some information is bloggymoms.com.  Go to community and...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   12-04-2010, 06:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By carol7906
What a great idea!  I hope you are able to find...

What a great idea!  I hope you are able to find enough people to start a group.  Just for other information, there are some good websites online for FAS.  Look at Diane Malbin's site and also...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   12-04-2010, 06:17 PM
Replies: 9
  Hi!
Views: 226
Posted By carol7906
Hi, welcome to MDC!

Hi, welcome to MDC!
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   11-26-2010, 08:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 557
Posted By carol7906
One of my good friends adopted from China with a...

One of my good friends adopted from China with a history of depression.  I think she just had to get a letter from her psychiatrist and therapist.
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