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Forum: Adoption July 15th, 2011, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By tawny63
Re: Hello.

Welcome! Reading your post flashes me back in time. I met and fell in love with my DH at 18 and we went through the pain and anger of the infertility. We knew we wanted to raise a child from birth,...
Forum: Trying to Conceive with Medical Assistance June 30th, 2011, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,150
Posted By tawny63
We are home with our new daughter

We are all home and doing well. I still haven't written the birth story, but will soon. I have my mom in town this weekend, so hopefully she can keep my DS busy for a bit. Here is the link to my blog...
Forum: Adoption June 30th, 2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 497
Posted By tawny63
Update on our new daughter!

We are all home and doing well. I still haven't written the birth story, but will soon. I have my mom in town this weekend, so hopefully she can keep my DS busy for a bit. Here is the link to my blog...
Forum: Adoption June 7th, 2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 440
Posted By tawny63
Talking almost Go Time!

I fly out this Saturday from WA state to OH! I stay in Cleveland that night and the next morning I drive to meet our BM for the first time! So excited! I can't believe how fast the last few weeks...
Forum: Trying to Conceive with Medical Assistance June 7th, 2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By tawny63
Re: Stressed (x-posted)

I PM'd you too, but for us the state the birthmom was in was a huge price difference. We had our son within 9 months of deciding on adoption, and our daughter is due in the next 19 days and we signed...
Forum: Adoption June 7th, 2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 872
Posted By tawny63
Re: On Life As a New, First-Time Mommy by Adoption

Awwwww. You make me remember being a para-educator for two boys (brothers) with severe non-verbal autism. They were very affectionate too. Jenny McCarthy has written a couple books that helped give...
Forum: Adoption June 6th, 2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 546
Posted By tawny63
Re: Stressed.

PM'd you :D
Forum: Adoption May 23rd, 2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,091
Posted By tawny63
Re: My experience with an open adoption

:blush: I didn't proof read...I meant that if you want more contact than the BM than she wants with you. The first year we had minimal contact with DS's BM I think I sent her photos twice and we met...
Forum: Adoption May 21st, 2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,091
Posted By tawny63
Re: My experience with an open adoption

When it comes down to it, an open adoption is healthier for everyone involved. As far as how open it is...idk how much choice you as the adoptive parent really have. You know what I mean? We said...
Forum: Adoption May 20th, 2011, 11:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,091
Posted By tawny63
My experience with an open adoption

This is for Augie, but I thought others may be curious about the same topic. Please feel free to ask me anything about our adoptions. :)

Both of our adoptions are through the same agency....
Forum: VBAC: Vaginal Birth After a Caesarean May 20th, 2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 434
Posted By tawny63
Question Adoptive mom with questions

So we are matched with a birthmom in OH that is determined to have her 2nd VBAC. This is her 3rd child. The 1st was C/S (breech and C/S 2 days before EDD). The second child was VBAC and she went into...
Forum: Adoption May 19th, 2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 480
Posted By tawny63
Re: Roll Call

Name: Tanya
DH: Jake
Type of adoption (agency, foster, private, open, closed, etc): Agency adoption, open
Where you are in the process: Matched for an EDD of June 26, 2011, so I'm booking my...
Forum: Adoption May 13th, 2011, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By tawny63
Re: welll

Wow! How exciting! I can't imagine how busy you will be preparing for two :D
Forum: Adoption May 4th, 2011, 05:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 419
Posted By tawny63
Re: A few questions regarding DHS

The easiest way for you to gain custody would be w/o involving DHS. Is it possible for you to get into contact with the mom and go through a private adoption? That would cost you an atty and court...
Forum: Birth Moms April 28th, 2011, 09:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 901
Posted By tawny63
Re: Birth mom present idea?

That's a great way to do it. I already bought the bracelet and 2011 charm but got stuck on the rest. It is an open adoption and I am so happy!!!!! She texts me back and forth all the time, usually...
Forum: Adoption April 27th, 2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By tawny63
Re: Wednesday Where?

We live in eastern Washington but I was raised as a "coastie" on the west side.
Forum: Birth Moms April 26th, 2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 901
Posted By tawny63
Question Birth mom present idea?

Hey ladies! We got **the call** and were chosen to be parents to a baby girl due June 26th.

My question is this...I want to make her a charm bracelet but want to make sure that's something...
Forum: Adoption April 26th, 2011, 11:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,012
Posted By tawny63
Re: We got **THE CALL**

I checked with our BM and she says she's not Native American at all, so we are off that hook. :excited::phew: I texted her back and forth a ton yesterday and she keeps saying how happy she is that...
Forum: Adoption April 22nd, 2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,012
Posted By tawny63
Re: We got **THE CALL**

Okay, thank you for your info. She's gonna call me after her OB appt today, so I'll ask her about the tribe and if she's registered. Her husband is signing as the father b/c in OH a married BM...
Forum: Adoption April 21st, 2011, 09:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,012
Posted By tawny63
Re: We got **THE CALL**

Idk how much of the heritage is Native American...I'm a little afraid to know b/c of the way OH is with adoption. Or, her county anyway. I found a lawyer that said he will move the court to a...
Forum: Trying to Conceive with Medical Assistance April 20th, 2011, 04:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By tawny63
Re: Staying Positive

How long is "awhile"? I poke my head in here every so often so I can offer my personal struggles, but it kinda depends on how long you've been TTC and what you've tried so far.
Forum: 2010 Playroom April 20th, 2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 464
Posted By tawny63
Re: Did work in the nursery today =)

:giggle:Love it Brandi ~ looks like you need to get an ankle bracelet tracking device for her when she's crawling so you can find her in that stuff!!!! :giggle:
Forum: Trying to Conceive with Medical Assistance April 19th, 2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 897
Posted By tawny63
Re: We got **THE CALL**

Thanks ladies! We are so excited all I can think about is the painting and sewing! My poor boys are all bleary eyed from the "pig pink" room!:p
Forum: Adoption April 19th, 2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,012
Posted By tawny63
Re: We got **THE CALL**

Thanks ladies! I adore the name :wub: We picked Cassidy awhile ago and the birthmom chose the middle name. We are SO excited. I know that she could change her mind, but we are just going full...
Forum: Trying to Conceive with Medical Assistance April 18th, 2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 897
Posted By tawny63
Talking We got **THE CALL**

Here's the link to the adoption forum!!!!
http://www.justmommies.com/forums/f84-adoption/2306203-we-got-call.html
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