Preparing to Adopt

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…

Before Fostering/Adopting, I Wish I Understood…

My friends tried to explain some things to me- really, they did. But, like many other experiences in parenting, you just don’t understand until you’ve experienced it. Parenting adopted and…

How to Prepare Your Children for Adoption

I’ll never forget the day those big brown eyes stared at me. Those tiny fingers and toes that fit perfectly on his three pound yellow body that was swaddled in…

Do You Have a Desire to Adopt?

There were many logical reasons for my husband and I not to think seriously about adoption. We had three kids…shouldn’t we be thankful for them? We had a teeny-tiny savings…

Lessons Learned through Adoption

There are so many things I learned through my adoption journey that it seems almost too much to remember; yet, I want to remember it all. My journey started with…

Toddlers, Round 2

“Sweet Pea’s discovery of the day: if you put a bowl of Cheerios on the floor and give it a little kick, a few will jump out. Try it several…

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