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Mommy's Getting Preg-a-nant

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"Mommy's getting preg-a-nant!  Mommy's getting preg-a-nant!"  My 5-year-old is running around the house chanting this ridiculous phrase.  I have to correct her.  The last thing I want is for her to say something like that in public.

"I am NOT getting pregnant."

"Yes you are."

"Why would you say that?"

"Because we're going to have a baby."

"Honey, there are other ways to have a baby."

"How?  Do you buy one?"

Wow.  To clear matters up, we are NOT getting pregnant and we are NOT buying a baby.  I've been so-called "paper pregnant" for about 21 months now.  Twenty-one months of meetings, paperwork, classes and books.  And still no baby in my arms.


 BUT, we do have some good news to share.  Four weeks ago, we were driving through Kansas (of all places) and my phone rang.  It was our adoption worker and she was telling me about a little boy who needed a family to adopt him.  My cell phone service…