Sometimes adoption is painful. Sometimes its in the post-adoption phase. Today, it was in the pre-adoptive phase. We said goodbye today.
Special moments come in a thousand shapes and sizes. They can be extraordinary or quite mundane But nevertheless, adoption is thrilling.
There is an unexpected benefit of foster care and adoption. It doesn't have anything to do with the children, but it can certainly change your life.
Ho Ho Ho! In the spirit of Christmas in July, here's one of our favorite misadventures of all time rewritten with a little Stranger Things flair. Oh how the child-like wonder of visiting Santa Claus fades when carting two non-believing older kids and a way-excited little man to the mall on the Sunday before Christmas. … Continue reading Misadventures with Santa Claus
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