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
Are your kids starting to get the summer boredom bug? Are they watching too much TV or playing on gadgets a little more than you would like? I know the answer at my home is a big YES! Camden, my nine year old seems to have his DS attached to his hip while my youngest, Spencer, is begging to get Camden off his DS and
I had an amazing experience last week where I was able to meet with another birth mom. Something special about the two of us is we both placed our babies with the same family. She placed three years before my son went to his adoptive family and was part of the reason I picked them as a family.
I think it's very therapeutic to talk to