Category: Adoption

  • The Unexpected Adoption (part 2)

          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…

  • An adoptive mom’s story (part 3)

                 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…

  • An adoption mom’s story (part 2)

    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…

  • An adoptive mom’s Story (part 1)

    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…

  • The Unexpected Adoption Story (The beginning)

    Yehovah’s ways are not our ways.  This is a verse, I have heard all my life, yet for some reason I am always surprised by the way He does things.  For example, when Jeremy and I married and talked about having a big family, and about helping other families through foster care,  we never planned to adopt…

  • God’s Story in my son Daniel’s Life (Journey Series)

    God’s Story in my son Daniel’s Life (Journey Series)

    This month, as I have been driving my three oldest back and forth to driver’s education classes, I couldn’t help but marvel at the work God has done in my oldest son’s life. I remember so clearly the day he came home to us, I remember the days he left and then returned again. I…