I hate it when people tell us we're saints or we're doing great things. We're just living life. But, we don't often talk about the sacrifices required for adoption, and it's a key part of the journey.
Special moments come in a thousand shapes and sizes. They can be extraordinary or quite mundane But nevertheless, adoption is thrilling.
Dear 2012 me, congratulations! You are now the parent of two blonde hair blue-eyed boys. It's July 24 -- your first gotcha day (yeah, yeah, that's a controversial phrase -- but it works for us). Today is the first day of the most thrilling, exhausting, frustrating, scary yet incredibly rewarding adventure you could ever imagine. … Continue reading Seven Reflections on Foster Care and Adoption