Adoption

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,…

The Kendrick Brothers – An Adoption Story

Get to know the heart of Alex and Stephen Kendrick just a bit more… and hear the incredible story of Stephen and Jill’s adoption of their beautiful Mia.

Adoption: Sometimes Love Grows

In my 23 years as a mom there have been many homecomings as I brought my six children home for the first times. When Cory was born, I was a…

Got Room?

Do you have room for one more child?  While we lived in a little three-bedroom house, we adopted three kids to add to the three I had already birthed.  We…

How to Find Support when Parenting Adopted Children

One of our six children is adopted. We brought her home from the hospital at three days old to several weeks of celebrations as we introduced our unexpected but long prayed-for addition…

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…

Dear Birth Mom

Dear Birth Mom, As I wake this morning and spend a few minutes alone, I know we are thinking about each other today.  The day our son turns five years…

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