Foster & Adopt

The Child God Chose for Us

Eleven years ago, I was reading a “Woman’s World” magazine, and one article changed my thoughts on how many children is “enough.” At the time, I thought three was plenty….

When Gotcha Day isn’t a Dream Come True

Gotcha Day is the moment every adopting mom longs for when the child you have been dreaming of, praying for, and aching to hold, gets placed in your arms. Forever. That…

How We Became an Adoptive Family

Over the years, Mark and I have talked on occasion about becoming foster parents. As the parents of four biological children ranging in ages 6–18, we’ve enjoyed parenting and have…

How Does Foster Care Affect Your Children?

(Editor’s Note: In November, during National Adoption Awareness Month, MomLife Today enjoys having Adoptive and Foster moms share their hearts with you.  Meet Jami Kaeb, we ask that you lift up…

Joseph was an Adoptive Dad, Too!

Last year my friend Heidi’s family of five grew by two. They began the international adoption process for a baby boy and, as only God can orchestrate, came home with…

Divine Interruptions

No more diaper bags. My youngest was three and fully potty trained. I was so excited. For years, I knew God wanted me to write, but time and household responsibilities kept me putting my…

Foster Mom Out of Control

The day Tracey’s post on control posted, I was in a control battle myself. It was a different scenario, but Tracey’s transparent story hit home with me! I was reminded that our…

Mary Beth Chapman Talks about Adoption

This week, Mary Beth Chapman talks about her feelings about adoption and her organization, Show Hope. You can find out more about Mary Beth’s organization, Show Hope, here. See Part…

An Interview with Mary Beth Chapman

Recently, Tracey was given an opportunity to spend some time with Mary Beth Chapman. The video below is the first of a four-part series of our interview with Mary Beth…

A Voluntary Train Wreck

I have been very careful to be positive about our experiences as foster parents. I want to encourage other families to step up to the plate and open their homes. But Wednesday as…

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