Before I knew, I had opinions. Before I knew, I thought I understand. Getting close to foster care quickly broke down stereotypes and biases in my mind.
Tag: biological parent
Party of Four: Our First Day
A fallen tree, no power and two really hyped up little boys, what better way to start your very first foster care placement.
Adoption is Plan A
There's a common myth in our society that adoption is a Plan B for life. On the contrary, it's Plan A for our life and countless others.
Adoption is Trauma
This is part of a multi-blog series called “Adoption Is” for National Adoption Month 2019. Read the entire series. Today is the halfway point of my 30 words about adoption in 30 days. You've heard me describe the highs, lows and the uncomfortable aspects. But, I can only speak from a parent's point of view. Today, … Continue reading Adoption is Trauma
Adoption is Ongoing
More than a year after our adoption was complete, someone asked me if I felt like I was finally a dad. That was awkward. It just goes to show that adoption is a process.