Happy Valentine’s Day

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I hope I don’t need to worry about offending any singles by doing a Valentine’s post here, because WAFers are most definitely with someone. In fact, our lack of aloneness can feel rather unrelenting at times – consider little fists hammering on the loo door. But being together was what we wanted and worked very hard to get.

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Feeling The Squeeze

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Adopters seem to me to be a particularly squeezed segment of the squeezed generation. Often older parents, they soon care not only for their new child(ren) but also their ailing and aging parents. I’ve been observing this from a safe distance. Marvelling at the resilience and strength of these adopters.

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