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I’m Meghan. I grew up in Ohio, came of age in Arizona and am now raising a family in Pennsylvania. I’m a freelance writer, an essayist and a stay-at-home mom to our five-year-old biological son and our three-year-old foster son. I’m told I am too organized and too sarcastic for my own good but I don’t see how either is possible.


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A Birthday With a Foster Family {NY Times’ Motherlode}

Posted on November 17, 2015

“Mommy! I need to ask you something!” My 5-year-old biological son, Ryan, runs over to me in the kitchen and furiously motions for me to lean over so he can whisper in my ear. I already know what he...


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