I clearly remember the first two weeks of our first child’s life. Brad was just getting ready to start a new career and he had two full weeks home with us before he began his new adventure. I watched a husband turn into a Father and boy did he fall head over hills for our little tiny daughter.
This was the guy who would sometimes state
The morning air was a little crisp as I took pictures of my 6 year old in his first day of Kindergarten outfit. Spencer was full of energy as he anticipated the time to leave to go to his new school. I got up early to prepare for his special day and I made pancakes just like he likes. We talked about all the “what
As the new school year approaches I, like many adoptive parents, ask myself the question “Do I talk about adoption to my child’s new teacher?” With each of my older children the answer each year has been “yes”. This year I am a bit more hesitant. Unlike our first 3 adoptions where we enjoy completely open adoptions, our youngest child’s adoption is different. We have met
Social media is an awesome and powerful tool. It has blessed me with support and new friendships while we were family building. I had wonderful opportunities to connect with other people who understood my life and who could help lift me on hard days. It was also through social networking we were able to spread the word we were hoping to adopt. This helped connect