Hope

By Shelly Bergeron Here are some of the lyrics from the song “Worn” by Tenth Avenue North: I’m tired, I’m worn My heart is heavy From the work it takes To keep on breathing. This was my go-to song about six months ago. It’s still one of my favorites. When I feel like I can’t Continue »

Questions

by Jamie Ivey Recently I was tucking in my son, whom we adopted domestically, and I told him that his birth mom was getting married soon and that I had a picture of her in her new dress. He was excited to see it, and immediately the questions started to form in his little brain. Continue »

All They Need

“Neenada!” My five-year-old spit out the Russian equivalent of “Stop it!” Now what? I thought. My daughter was having clothing issues again. Pants too loose? Wrong color? Too high in the waist? Too long? Too old? Too new? Her inability to communicate her wants, and my inability to discern her needs, was creating frustration on Continue »

Compassion

I think the year was around 1999. I received a call from a family who had been struggling with their recent adoption. Like all adoptive families, this family had been thrilled to bring home their new son. They had somehow raised all of the funds needed for their adoption and had sacrificed in many ways Continue »

Meet Ashley Escue

Meet our new regularly featured vlogger at MomLife Today, Ashley Escue! Ashley Rainey Escue is the mother of 5 sons and a foster mom of 14 the last two years.  She loves her kids and has been thrilled to discover that through foster care she can have a ministry in others lives while still staying Continue »