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Eva .. Patient Expert

New York, New York
I'm a woman who fell in love with a woman about eight years ago. I?m a feminist who never believed in tradition. I'm a child of Carribean immigrants who never believed in the American Dream. I'm also a daughter who never wanted to be a mother. I write about craving everything you never... Full Bio
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Book Tour: Does Anyone Ever Find What They Are Looking For? by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Hi! I have to say that it has been over  a year since I’ve written a blog post. Since I last wrote, I have been overwhelmingly happy with my new life as an adop ... Read on »
I Cried by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I finally have a chance to post. It’s been non-stop around here since the our adoption finalization day. It was amazing. Many of our friends and family came to su ... Read on »
Early Christmas! by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility We have our finalization date! We will meet with the judge to finalize Baby Jay’s adoption, witnessed by family and friends, on Wednesday, December 15th. We a ... Read on »
Thanksgiving Grace by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Tomorrow, we leave for  Connecticut and  on Thursday we will dine with family friends. We did the same thing last year, but that was a  lifetime ago.  Back then ... Read on »
Six Months and Social Workers by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Today is Baby Jay’s six month anniversary. I can’t believe it. Baby Jay loves to dance, and by dancing I mean that he loves to hop up and down (with assistance, ... Read on »
Baby Jay’s First Organic Halloween by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Happy Halloween!  I can’t believe that Halloween is here. It’s only been two months since I’ve been on parental leave and the time is flying by. Jay and I are ... Read on »
Soft Launch: New Name, Same Look by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Yes, I’ve finally changed the name of my blog. Every since little Baby Jay came into our lives I have been thinking about what to rename this blog. It’s been to ... Read on »
Pissed about Beetle Juice aka Baby Formula Recall by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I am so incredibly pissed about the recent formula recall. I feel frustrated, angry, and helpless because as an adoptive mom, I have no option but to give Baby Jay ... Read on »
Drool, Baby, Drool by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility So, I have been on parental leave for about a month now, and I’ve been loving every minute of it. Unfortunately stay at home momdom, doesn’t leave a time of time ... Read on »
Must See TV: Off and Running Tonight by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I am enjoying every second of my 4 month parental leave, which began last week, but I am dropping by to remind all of you to watch Off and Running, a film I reviewe ... Read on »
An Awkward Post About Parental Leave by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Writing about my parental leave situation is  tricky because I don’t want to seem ungrateful, especially in light of the fact that I start a  four month parental le ... Read on »
A Welcome View by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Welcome to The Egg Drop Post, where I write about life with my wife, Nadia, and the joys of motherhood.  After three years of trying to get pregnant, three mo ... Read on »
Me and Pam Spaudling at BlogHer’10 by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility One of the all time highlights of my BlogHer’10 experience was meeting Pam Spaulding of Pam’s House Blend . I have admired her work for many years. I visit her si ... Read on »
Infertiles Who Lunch @BlogHer ‘10 by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I had a great time at BlogHer ‘10 . What struck me the most is how much I don’t know about blogging. I learned that I don’t have any “influence” and that in order to ... Read on »
What Kind of Diapers Do You Use? by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility A friend of mine recently ( and graciously) gave me a box of size 2 dry max diapers–you know the kind. Since then my  son has had three accidents. And by that I mean peed ... Read on »
Guess Whose A Mommy BlogHer? by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility The past three years have been whole heartedly devoted to trying to concieve but in addition to fantacizing about becoming  a mom, I also secretly fantacized about becomin ... Read on »
Sleep Training Update by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Thank you for all of your comments. I had no idea that sleep training was so controversial but I am glad to see that people were as upset as I was by my pediatrician’s, Dr ... Read on »
Sleep Training for a 2 Month Old? by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Shout out to Puffer of Puffer and the Baby Fishies ! And all the moms who have to deal with newborn sleep dilemmas. Today we had our 2 month check up with the pediatri ... Read on »
Teachable Moment: What Would You Do? by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I feel as if it has been ages and ages since I sat down and really did a ‘real’ blog post that was longer and more thoughtful than a drive by. Since Baby Jay came o ... Read on »
Steroids in Baby Formula? by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Okay, so it has been about seven and half weeks since Baby Jay has graced our lives and Nadia and I have never been happier. The little one eats every three hours or so an ... Read on »