I Can See the HorizonĀ 

Sleep found me easily and peacefully. I usually suffer from insomnia and will lay awake for hours praying that slumber will come upon me. A peace I'd never known before washed over me as all of my children were under my roof in the same place at the same time. The people I value and … Continue reading I Can See the HorizonĀ 

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Chasing Myself

Sometimes it feels as if adoption swallows EVERY. SINGLE. PART. OF. MY. LIFE. While I love what I do, the people I help, the people I educate, the people who help me, the people who educate me, sometimes I find myself shutting down in the adoption world as it all becomes extremely overwhelming at times. … Continue reading Chasing Myself

Clara’s Update; A Look at Other Families Saved by SOS; The Evolution of Open Adoption

Today I'm going to cover a few things, but they will all tie together and are all related to one another. Last week I told you a story about a prospective adoptive parent who started a campaign of harassment, threats, and coercion against a new mother who had opted NOT to relinquish her child and … Continue reading Clara’s Update; A Look at Other Families Saved by SOS; The Evolution of Open Adoption

Sibling Grief In Adoption

"I never know what to say when someone asks me how many brothers or sisters I have." This came out of my 12-year-old's mouth while I was driving the other day. There was no warning for a statement such as this. No conversation that I can think of that brought it on. We were listening … Continue reading Sibling Grief In Adoption