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Anita GoodIdea

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Anita GoodIdea (aka Dee Waltz-Shihady) is a public speaker, author, photographer, instructor, mom of 6, grandma of 8 and the Executive Director of an adoption agency. This blog is just a fun way for this research-a-holic to share the information accumulated over the years.

Also visit: http://ezinearticles.com/?expert=Dee_Waltz or, for adoption tips visit, @Helping_U_Adopt on twitter!

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  • Making Peace with Your Pipes
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    Making Peace with Your Pipes

    6 years ago

    It isn’t because we are women that we can’t fix a drain or work on the plumbing girls. It’s because we are people who didn’t believe we would ever need to! I’m going to tell you where you can get help and...

  • When Is an Adoption Like a Pregnancy?
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    When Is an Adoption Like a Pregnancy?

    2 months ago

    Dear Anita, my husband and I are adopting a baby in November and my sister-in-law is expecting in December. She has been really great about our adoption up to now but lately has been insinuating that we don't "deserve"...

  • How to Find Money to Adopt
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    How to Find Money to Adopt

    2 months ago

    Adoption is expensive! Financing the adoption is one of the hardest parts of the process for most families. And let’s face it…the economy isn’t helping with this. So what are your choices?

  • Getting Medication Without Insurance
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    Getting Medication Without Insurance

    2 months ago

    Help Anita! I was just recently laid off from work and am taking some important medications that I can not afford. I can’t afford the COBRA plan either…its outrageous! Any ideas for me on how I can get my medicine?...

  • Fools in Love - Why We Do It
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    Fools in Love - Why We Do It

    2 months ago

    On the verge between realizing the one we love isn’t as bad as we think and isn’t as good as we hoped there are those of us who laugh at the thought that these movies never tell the story of what happens after the...

  • Choose a Career Path - Major Pains!
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    Choose a Career Path - Major Pains!

    2 months ago

    Declaring a college major? Picking a major seems to be like picking out a car. Pick the right style and the choice brings forth self-esteem and confidence. But pick a lemon and you will most likely stagnate along the...

  • Do You Regret Who You've Become?
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    Do You Regret Who You've Become?

    2 months ago

    If you put together all those things we really wanted in life but chose to do without we would get a very fine-tuned picture of who we really are deep inside. Do you regret who you appear to be?

  • Fertility vs. Infertility - God's Plans And My Agenda
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    Fertility vs. Infertility - God's Plans And My Agenda

    2 months ago

    I wouldn’t presume to ever understand God’s reasons for doing things nor would I try to minimize the frustrations of not having children, but I often wonder if those who get them and treat them badly are miserably...

  • Laughing at Sanity and My 5 Children
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    Laughing at Sanity and My 5 Children

    6 years ago

    I survived my life with my large family by being on top of things, always looking for a better idea, and finding the humor in everything. The by-product of this was learning to be grateful for the little things. Whether...

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