When I stop and think about it, I am aware at how differently my life turned out from what I expected.. I always visualized marrying a man with brown hair who would make me laugh and feel safe. I would get pregnant immediately. We'd have 2 or 4 babies (I like equal numbers.)and a houseful of animals. We … Continue reading Our Kids’ Oldest Brother And Us.
"I wish that someone else had adopted me!"I looked at my little girl, laying in a grouchy heap on the couch. I thought briefly about how it is better not to react to hurtful statements like that, how she didn't actually mean it, and how it's totally normal. But, since I was already in the … Continue reading I Wish Someone Else Had Adopted Me!
The other night, I came across a post in my newsfeed about a family who was going through the process of adopting a 12 year old boy from another country. I think it was China, but now I can't find the post to verify. But, that's not the point. It was a sad story with a … Continue reading Ten Things You May Or May Not Know About Foster Care Adoption.