5 True Confessions From The Adoption Journey

Mike and Kristin Berry are the parents of 8 adopted children. They’ve struggled through the ups and downs of raising children who have experienced trauma, and they love to share their story and the lessons they’ve learned in the hopes of helping others along their own journey.

This article outlines five things that have made their adoption journey amazing, overwhelming, and worthwhile.

This is my favorite line: “The hope we have is that we stand with our children. We don’t fight against them . . . we fight with them, against their traumatic pasts. Instead of a lecture, we have a conversation. Instead of a battle, we hold them close to us through the storm. We find renewed hope through this. Out of these ashes comes hope. And let me tell you, friend . . . hope that is forged out of the hard stuff is hope that is stronger than steel.”

Read the whole article here.

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Rachel Skousen

Rachel has a long-held passion for adoption that was sealed through her work as the content manager at Adoption.com. She currently works as a content specialist at Adopting.org, finding and sharing amazing adoption content from across the web. She is a mom of three and loves reading and napping in her spare time.

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