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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…

One Daddy’s Love Letter

Below is a beautiful letter my husband wrote to our foster baby. For privacy reasons, we will call her “Sweet Pea.” Dear Sweet Pea, Today I paused from my work, and…

Brothers Because of Love

I was eavesdropping. I confess. My boys were having a discussion that was quickly escalating. My youngest was asking his older brother to just ignore someone asking if they were brothers and where…

Burned by Betrayal

Have you ever felt betrayed by a close friend? How about a business associate? A spouse? Has someone ever spread lies about you to ruin your reputation? What about having…

How God Can Build a Family

I love the creative ways God forms families. I also am excited to hear about couples giving up their preconceived ideas of how their families should look, what size their…

Fostering Unexpected Joy

I rolled over to glance at the clock when I heard the baby cry. It was 4:30 a.m. I had only been in bed for five hours when our four-month-old foster…

Mother/Daughter Conversations

Recently, I watched the movie “Monster-in-Law” starring Jennifer Lopez and Jane Fonda. The movie centers on the unfortunate relationship between a young, newly-engaged woman and her future mother-in-law. The mother-in-law…

Feeling the Labor Pains in Adoption

Often times I have thought, Wow, adoption is great! Physically easy, and no pains of childbirth! My waist is a bit smaller nine months into the adoption process than it was nine…

Worth the Wait

Editors Note: We would like you to meet adoptive mom Kerry Hasenbalg who is part of the Show Hope ministry team.  by Kerry Hasenbalg “I wait for the LORD, my soul waits, and…

Adopting an Older Child

I know that writing this will be a catharsis. I’m an adoptive mother struggling to reach into the recesses of a broken heart—that of my precious 16-year-old daughter Autumn. She…

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