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About Ruta

I'm a married mom of one lovely daughter, a maternal & child health researcher, a liberal voter, a practicing Presbyterian, and a recurrent miscarrier. Join me as I embark on my quest to have a second child...Now with open domestic adoption flava!

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Now, where was I…

No, really, where have I been?  I am embarrassed and slightly shocked that it has been over a year since I last posted… That is really slack, even for me! Here’s the abbreviated version: Me Same job: Lived through the … Continue reading

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I got a call from the adoption agency, and our application has been approved!  Big relief on my part – I was starting to get nervous since I hadn’t even heard that they had received everything. (I knew the package … Continue reading

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God bless interfering aunts!

A little backstory….  When we went out to my Aunt R’s farm, we were talking about the adoption process, and I mentioned how much it costs and that we were still saving (we were given an exceptionally generous gift this … Continue reading

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First, welcome to the new site… Maybe I can start blogging on a more regular basis now. 🙂 You ever have those moments when you think, “Yes, this is awesome.  I am happy.”  I’m usually too superstitious to say it, … Continue reading

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