Posts Tagged ‘Adoption’

4 Ways to Help Adoptive Families

Monday, August 11th, 2014

DaddyBabyI feel that all of society should be responsible for helping adoptive families. More importantly I believe that all Christians should help play a role in adoption. (more…)

Would I do it again?

Thursday, September 5th, 2013

I often get asked if I would adopt again, and the answer is YES. I would love to adopt another child. However, the cost of adoption is so great I just don’t know if it is possible. (more…)

I Like Adoption….

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

This past Sunday at church our pastor showed a short video clip about a family that has adopted several children. It was a moving story of how a family can be formed. (more…)

Day 17- Adoption

Saturday, November 17th, 2012

Not flesh of my flesh, Nor bone of my bone, but still miraculously my own. Never forget for a single minute, you didn’t grow under my heart – but in it
— Fleur Conkling Heylinger

Today I am thankful for adoption. My life would be so different if it were not for adoption. I really can not imagine what life would be like without my wonderful little girl. (more…)

Day 3- Madilyn

Saturday, November 3rd, 2012

A daughter is the happy memories of the past, the joyful moments of the present, and the hope and promise of the future.  ~Author Unknown

Today I am thankful for my daughter Madilyn. She is such a precious treasure. I can not imagine my life without her. (more…)

But she’s Adopted…

Monday, September 3rd, 2012

At a recent event my family attended I must have heard the phrase, “but she’s adopted” no less than 10 times. The first couple of times I heard it I was able to let it slide and not think much about it, but after hearing it time and time again it began to grate on my last nerve. (more…)

Four Years Ago Today…..

Sunday, July 1st, 2012

Imagine going from a family of three to a family of four in less than 30 hours with NO ADVANCED notice.  Well that is what happened to our family four years ago today. (more…)

How we adopted…

Friday, May 4th, 2012

When we started the process of adoption we knew NOTHING, well we knew we wanted to add a child to our family. We knew nothing about the process of adoption or where to start. (more…)

No, I’m the lucky one

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

Today I’m writing about something that I have grown so tired of hearing. I am not a super hero, I am not wonderful, and I am not a saint just because I have adopted a child. I hear these words often and they make me groan on the inside, while I smile on the outside. (more…)

The process of adoption is labor

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

One of the comments I really hate hearing when the topic of adoption comes up is “You did it the easy way by skipping labor and delivery?” All I can do is shake my head with disappointment with statements like this. I really think that people who make the statement that adoption is the easy way out need to have their heads examined. It is clear that when they make these kinds of statements that they have no clue as to how rigorous and exhausting the process of adoption can be. (more…)