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Foster & Adopt

The Beauty of Do-Overs

The second the words left my mouth, I knew I blew it. I had been working so hard to build trust with this little boy who had his heart broken…

The Power of Yes!

Three and a half years ago we received a phone call and eight days later I sat in a hospital room rocking my new seven pound three ounce son. We…

Adoption – God’s Got It

About 8 years ago, the adoption discussion began in our home.  We collected information, went to information meetings and gathered information from people about their adoption experiences – information overload.  …

National Adoption Month

by Christie Erwin November is National Adoption Month and the second Sunday in November is Orphan Sunday. On one hand, I love this month because it is a time to…

Adoption Wakes Up Hearts

Last night my two-year-old, Alyssa, drew a picture of a house, and it made me think about how different this house—our house—would be without this girl. Without her giggles, without…

Getting Better at Handling Anger … and Then Even Better Yet

I’ve been a mom for 23 years, and for the first five of those years I had moments when I struggled to control my anger. While I was growing up,…

Redefining Love

Three moms in the first four years of life would confuse any child. So there is little wonder that my son has a hard time understanding love—trust is an intricate…

Words That Soothe

A few years ago I had an interesting conversation with my youngest daughter.  It truly isn’t unusual for us to have these scratch your head kind of conversations. She is…

Teaching R-E-S-P-E-C-T to Preschoolers

There are many important values that we need to teach our kids, but in my opinion one of the most challenging is teaching respect. Actually, it’s more than just teaching…

Evolving Family

“In every conceivable manner, the family is link to our past, bridge to our future.” Alex Haley I was blessed to grow up in a tight-knit, loving family. Every holiday,…

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