Being the Mom of children of a different race than my own means the random conversations that I have with my kids can be a little different. This morning was no exception.I was doing Lizzie's hair and she said "My hair is different from yours, Mommy."I said, "Yes, your hair and my hair are a little different. But, both are pretty."She … Continue reading Mommy, Our Hair Is Different.
This is not my typical blog post, but when I was asked to share a video and blog post about a family who adopted a teenager from foster care, it was a no-brainer. Out of the 104,000 children in foster care who are waiting and hoping to be adopted, 33,000 of them are teenagers. That's a lot. … Continue reading Teenagers Need Homes, Too.
A few days before Patrick was scheduled to leave, Lizzie looked at me, and asked "Are we going to keep Patrick?"I don't even know what I said. I was too busy emotionally reacting and unsure of what in the world my response should be.Then when I let her know, the night before, that we were … Continue reading Mommy, Can We Keep My Brother?