Maybe it was because Halloween was just around the corner. Or maybe it was because of something else.
But for whatever reason, Cassie was scared. She was worried that she and her husband wouldn’t get chosen by a prospective birthmother, putting an end to her lifelong dream of becoming a parent.
Never mind that she hadn’t even sent her adoption profile out yet. The worst case scenarios
I ran into a girl, well, woman now, I met when I was placing my son for adoption. We were both volunteering at an inner city medical retreat when she came up to me and asked, “This is a little bold but did you ever place a baby for adoption?” I looked at her and immediately I knew who she was. We hugged and began
This morning, 400,000 children woke up in America wondering, "Is today the day?"
Which day? The day they might finally find a "Forever Family."
These 400,000 children are in the American foster care system.
They may have entered the system a few weeks ago ---or a few years ago. This may be their first foster home — or their fifth. They may have been placed with their brothers or
The other day, I started looking through my pictures on Shutterfly from a time before my son. The way I dressed. The way that I carried myself. The wayward look on my face. It seems so obvious now. I just looked… so… lost.. Incomplete. I closed down the browser and saw my favorite picture of my son and I from the hospital staring back at