Our Kids’ Oldest Brother And Us.

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 Someone Else Had Adopted Me!

"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!

Ten Things You May Or May Not Know About Foster Care Adoption.

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.