Sometimes adoption is painful. Sometimes its in the post-adoption phase. Today, it was in the pre-adoptive phase. We said goodbye today.
When you’re thinking about adopting, you Google it. All the websites will bring instant intimidation. That's ok, adoption is intimidating.
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 years, seven reflections on foster care and adoption
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.
One of the most common questions new foster parents have is, "should I go to court for my child's case?" My answer is YES. Here are three reasons why.