Everyday…Ideas to help you adopt

“Every day we don’t get a baby means we are closer to the day we do.” This was our mantra while trying to create our family through adoption.   It is what brought hope each day. It helped to remember this every time the phone rang and it wasn’t our agency telling us we were chosen.   It helped when we watched family members or friends announce a

Why I Chose Adoption

Although my pregnancy wasn’t the dream I had for myself… I know, I know, it’s shocking not to feel like young, single and pregnant wasn’t my fairy tale ending, right, but I wasn’t ready to be a mother. I didn’t have a job, a stable home, or a good man who could take care of me or a child, nor a plan for the future. 

Pregnant? Want to Know How to Tell Family?

Telling your family and friends you’re pregnant. Now here is a scary moment in time. For some young women it’s where you wish you could run away from this “predicament” but there’s no running, you’re pregnant and that is the fact that needs to be looked at. I’m sure by the time you’ve found out about the new person you have inside of you, life has

Openness is… inviting love in

“Family isn't always blood.  It’s the people in your life that want you in theirs.  The ones who accept you for who you are.   The ones who would do anything to see you smile and love you no matter what.”Author Unknown This quote sums up how I see my children’s Birth Parents, at least the ones we are able to have relationships with. They are family, they love not only the child