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Little Souls Find Their Way To You

Sheryl Crow made the above statement while speaking about her adopted son. She said, “Wyatt is definitely all mine. Little souls

The Kids Who Need The Most Love

“The kids who need the most love will ask for it in the most unloving of ways.” – Russel Barkley

True Success

“To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived, that is to have succeeded.” – Ralph Waldo

Adoption Was A Bumpy Ride

Every adoption story has its share of starts, stops, jolts, highs, and lows. I have read a lot of adoption

The Little Things That Meant The Most To A Birth Mom During Her Hospital Stay

A woman who has just given birth and is planning to place her baby for adoption needs special care and

A Mother’s Love

“A mother’s love begins before the child is born and lasts through time and difficulties.” This is true of all

No One Else Will Know The Strength Of My Love For You

“No one else will know the strength of my love for you. After all, you are the only one that

Love Is Risky

Foster care is risky. Adoption is risky. Love itself is always risky. I recently read this beautiful thought from an adoptive

You Will Always Be An Integral Part of Me

Birth mothers and their children are inextricably entwined into one another’s lives – through love, through sacrifice, through DNA, through

There’s Never A Perfect Time to Foster Or Adopt

Your life is crazy. You’ve got a dozen different pots boiling. You’re being pulled in six different directions at once.

How Could You Place Your Child For Adoption?

I love this description of this mom’s baby’s arrival: “unexpected and quite beautiful and necessary.” Was this baby planned? No.

Why Adoption? A Birth Mom Answers.

Every mom who has chosen to place her child for adoption will tell you that she did it in the

I Am A Mom. I Need No Other Prefix Or Label.

I first noticed this phenomenon while reading an article about football star Colin Kaepernick. The author was talking about Colin’s

It’s Not That I Love Waiting . . . I Just Love The Person I’m Waiting For

The adoption process often means a lot of waiting. When I first encountered this quote, what I thought about was

29 Heartwarming Photos Of Kids Getting Adopted From Foster Care

Together We Rise, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping kids in foster care, is helping to raise awareness about foster

God Knit You In Your Mother’s Womb, Then Wove You Into Our Hearts

I love this description of adoption. God’s hand is so often clearly involved in bringing children into the families where they

Oh, There You Are. I’ve Been Looking For You.

“And then my soul saw you and it kind of went, ‘Oh, there you are. I’ve been looking for you.’”

Change The World

There are over 100,000 children in the United States foster care system who are legally free for adoption and waiting

Ohana Means Family

“Ohana means family. Family means nobody gets left behind – or forgotten.” Imagine a world in which every child is

Yours Through Love

“Whether your children are yours through biology or adoption, they are yours through love.” It has been argued that a

Madonna Confirms Adoption Of Twins With Heartwarming Instagram Post

Madonna confirmed recently that she has adopted twin daughters, Estere and Stelle, from an orphanage in Malawi. These children will

Love Is A Great Place To Start

Any parent who has adopted a child who has been through hard times will tell you . . . love

No Child Was Ready To Be An Orphan

Adoption can seem scary. No one is perfect – and sometimes it feels like you have to be perfect before

Foster Care: The Only Hot Mess That Makes You Happy To Be a Hot Mess

My sweet friend Kenna recently posted this on Facebook: “…if you would have told me that in 2017 I would

Not Too Old

Kids need families, whether they are 9 or 19 years old. A teenager is not too old for a loving

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