I hate it when people tell us we're saints or we're doing great things. We're just living life. But, we don't often talk about the sacrifices required for adoption, and it's a key part of the journey.
Community is essential for foster and adoptive parents. We didn’t know how much we needed community until we found it. We didn’t know how essential it was until we walked through some of the most difficult weeks imaginable.
We took a trip to Wilmington to make painful decisions and hard choices about the care of our children. There, we realized that we are not broken even though upon our return, our family changed.