Category: Adoption

In my last post, I discussed that a mother’s bond to her children is different for each one.  Factors like similar interests, similar personalities, and similar experiences make a bond stronger.  But sometimes, the easy bond isn’t there. When we first started taking in foster children, we were young parents with a two year old and an

      Several people have asked lots and lots of questions about our adoption of Mary Kate.  Today was a really big day in her life, and yet since she is only five, she has no idea what a big day it was.  Today, Mary’s order of placement for adoption was signed by a

             In my last post, I shared about the joy of giving birth to my first born child.  I shared about the beauty of the biological bond.  In the next few posts I plan to share about the beauty of the adoptive bond.  It is true that there is a difference between these two bonds.  Maybe

When I was 22 and pregnant with my first baby, I was excited and scared all at the same time.  I was pretty sure I would be a good mom.  I had a great mom, and I had been baby sitting and working with children for many years.  So, I thought I would be pretty

Over the last few years, I have been surprised at the requests I have had to write this book or that book.  But, I always just laugh and say if I ever write a book it will be about adoption.  I may never write a book of my own, but I have decided to start