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Forum: Birth Moms April 29th, 2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,087
Posted By Claysgirl
Re: SO thrilled!!!

That is fantastic!!! I'm so excited for you. I hope you enjoy your time with them, and take lots of photos. Keep us posted!!!

Sorry for the delayed response. Between Matthew's birthday, work...
Forum: Birth Moms April 29th, 2011, 01:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 897
Posted By Claysgirl
Re: Birth mom present idea?

I agree with Jenn!!

Congratulations, please keep us posted! And sorry for the delayed response :)
Forum: Birth Moms April 6th, 2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 693
Posted By Claysgirl
Hi Ladies

Sorry I have been MIA....life has been crazy. I will be back soon, I promise!
Forum: Birth Moms March 10th, 2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,153
Posted By Claysgirl
Going to see my daughter tonight!

My daughter's birth dad text me at 1 AM (seriously?) and said he is going to see Rebecca tonight and asked me if I wanted to come! I called him this morning and was like, seriously why wait until 1...
Forum: Birth Moms March 5th, 2011, 09:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,257
Posted By Claysgirl
Re: Future Adoptive mom with a question.

Hi!
I'm Katie, I'm a birth mom to Rebecca who is almost 8 years old. I got pregnant at 16, and gave birth at 17. I have a semi open adoption with my birth daughter

How is your relationship...
Forum: Birth Moms March 5th, 2011, 09:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,008
Posted By Claysgirl
Re: How do you cope?

Thanks :)
I'm doing better, just hit a rough patch for a while.
I think I've been struggling because I feel like I hit a wall with Clayton. He's wonderfull and supportive but he just doesn't get...
Forum: Birth Moms February 10th, 2011, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,008
Posted By Claysgirl
How do you cope?

I'm hitting a rough patch on my adoption journey.

How do you cope when you struggle with your adoption?
Forum: Birth Moms February 1st, 2011, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,131
Posted By Claysgirl
Re: Trying to decide...

Hi there, I'm Katie.
I chose adoption for my daugther, but we went through an agency and found an adoptive couple that way. So I'm not much help in the realm of family adoptions, but I am happy...
Forum: Birth Moms January 18th, 2011, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,183
Posted By Claysgirl
Re: I've been struggling lately...

Hugs, I'm sorry. How dissapointing. Why would she act like the doors have been opened up if she doesn't plan to follow through. That makes me angry for you. Hang in there hun, and keep trying! ...
Forum: Birth Moms January 18th, 2011, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,462
Posted By Claysgirl
Re: placed my twin girls

Welcome!
I'm Katie, 25, birth mom to Rebecca who is almost 8 years old.

How long ago did you place? Being a Birth Mom isn't easy, but you will make it through. There are some great ladies on...
Forum: Birth Moms January 16th, 2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,183
Posted By Claysgirl
Re: I've been struggling lately...

I am so sorry. I always seem to have a hard time after visits. Now that she is getting older is it possible to have more communication, or are her A parents against that?
Forum: Birth Moms January 3rd, 2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,503
Posted By Claysgirl
Re: Would you mind if I ask some questions?

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3. When did you start to feel better about your choice? After my daughter was born so it was about 9 years later. I always knew it was right...even before she was born it was without a...
Forum: Birth Moms December 30th, 2010, 08:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,136
Posted By Claysgirl
Re: I love Facebook

Rebecca's parents weren't always so open either....it took some time. I think they have gotten to know me and trust me in the last 2 years, and they have really opened up, and the communication has...
Forum: Unplanned Pregnancy December 29th, 2010, 09:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 462
Posted By Claysgirl
Re: Need avdice please.

The other ladies have given you some great advice. Please feel free to come join us on the Birth Mother's Board if adoption is something you would like more information on, or are considering. All...
Forum: JustMommies Welcome Center December 29th, 2010, 09:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 131
Posted By Claysgirl
Re: know of anyone?

Is there a specific reason you want a private adoption instead of going through an agency.
Often Birth Mothers in private adoptions don't recieve the proper counseling and support.
Forum: Birth Moms December 29th, 2010, 08:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,136
Posted By Claysgirl
I love Facebook

I checked my Facebook while I was getting ready this morning, I logged in and it said I had been tagged in 6 photos. I clicked on the link.....it was photos of Rebecca :D
I just love that we are...
Forum: Birth Moms December 29th, 2010, 08:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 907
Posted By Claysgirl
Wink Re: Got a call from Rebecca

Thank you!
So glad you got a call as well!!!
OOHHH you will have so so much fun in February! You better let me know how that goes!!
It's so nice to have others who understand my excitement. ...
Forum: Birth Moms December 28th, 2010, 09:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 907
Posted By Claysgirl
Got a call from Rebecca

I got a call from Rebecca thanking me for the Christmas presents. My phone was on silent so I missed it, but she left a voice mail. She said that she loved the recordable book, and it was so cool...
Forum: Birth Moms December 28th, 2010, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,503
Posted By Claysgirl
Re: Would you mind if I ask some questions?

Sorry for the delay in responding, I've been out of town!
1. Did you have counseling? If not, why? If so, did it feel helpful?
Yes. In Colorado birth parents are required to have counseling prior...
Forum: Moms of Toddlers December 16th, 2010, 01:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 171
Posted By Claysgirl
Re: are you done

Pretty much. I still need to get 2 bottles of wine, but I don't want to worry about getting those in my suitcase so I'll just get them once we arrive at the in-laws.
Forum: Birth Moms December 13th, 2010, 09:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 550
Posted By Claysgirl
Holiday Plans?

What are your Holiday Plans?


We are celebrating Christmas here this weekend. Clayton works nights, so he will get home Sunday AM around 5:30 and he will get the cinnamon rolls in the oven and...
Forum: Birth Moms December 13th, 2010, 09:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 625
Posted By Claysgirl
Got Rebecca's Gift

First off, sorry I've been MIA. I've been so busy getting ready for the Holidays.

I got the last of Rebecca's Christmas gifts this weekend. I bought one of the recordable story books from...
Forum: Birth Moms December 13th, 2010, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 649
Posted By Claysgirl
Re: Check in!

Hi Jenn!
Sorry to hear Olivia's Birthday was hard on you this year. Big Hugs!
Forum: Moms of Toddlers December 8th, 2010, 09:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 176
Posted By Claysgirl
Re: Big Gift

We got him a play kitchen. My Father is having a fit because "kitchen's are for girls" But we disagree! We got a gender nuetral one, and I know he will love it. He loves to play with the kitchen...
Forum: Moms of Toddlers December 7th, 2010, 12:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 110
Posted By Claysgirl
Re: TOilet Tuesdays, lol!

Depends on his mood. He likes to play with my makeup bag while I use the potty.
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