Sending a little Love

We are in the “Month of Love” .   As we go from place to place you may find yourself walking through aisles of pink and red.   Elementary kids are busy making special boxes for their anxiously awaited valentines and probably even more important, valentine candy.   February reminds us to tell those special people in our life how much we love them.   A little heart shaped

Developing a Relationship Between Adoptive Parents and Birth Moms

When I first contacted Jared and Rebecca about placing Bryce with them, I honestly didn’t know where to start.   I felt like I had so many questions, but what questions were the right ones to ask?  How do I start a conversation with someone who could potentially be in my life forever?  And I am sure on the flip side of that, adoptive parents feel

TIPS for Birth Moms

Here are some suggestions that helped me get through the tough times, and helped the good times become GREAT! 1.  Set goals.   I needed to set goals for myself so I could focus on things that were in my control. Depending on your age, these goals could include: get your driver’s license graduate high school find a job go to college find a trade school finish

The Wonders of a Broken Heart

It began  as I am sure it has with many women dealing with fertility issues) in a hospital as I was having yet another ultrasound.   The pain had been growing every month, every day, every time we tried and tried to get my body to do what a woman’s body should.    The pain starts out with twinges but as time and reality start to set