Adoption is filled with many happy moments. Some joyful, some celebratory and some downright humorous.
Special moments come in a thousand shapes and sizes. They can be extraordinary or quite mundane But nevertheless, adoption is thrilling.
Fifteen years ago today, everything that could go wrong seemed to have done just that. The best man got a nosebleed. The pastor didn't show. The candles exploded. The caterer mixed up menus. And, the limo broke. The driver took a smoke break. You and I and our luggage sat right there in the back … Continue reading Hang in there my Bride, we’ll make it yet.
Dear 2012 me, congratulations! You are now the parent of two blonde hair blue-eyed boys. It's July 24 -- your first gotcha day (yeah, yeah, that's a controversial phrase -- but it works for us). Today is the first day of the most thrilling, exhausting, frustrating, scary yet incredibly rewarding adventure you could ever imagine. … Continue reading Seven Reflections on Foster Care and Adoption
Just 15 minutes into his first basketball practice, he did something that we never thought would be possible. That's why my children are my heroes.