Adopting From Foster Care – What You Don’t Know

This poster compiles some interesting statistics about foster care and foster adoption. For example, did you know that 45% of

Our Adoption Expereinces Have Taught Us That Miracles Do Happen

There’s a word coined by one of my favorite bloggers: brutiful. It’s a combination of “brutal” and “beautiful.” And if

A Prayer For Waiting

This poem/prayer is perfect for parents who have been matched with a child and are simply waiting for all the

Positive Adoption Language

The words we choose when talking about sensitive topics like adoption need to be chosen carefully to ensure that the

In Adoption, A Child Is Not Given Up

“In adoption, a child is not given up. A birth mother gives life, a child a family, unconditional love. She

Together We Are Motherhood

Adoption creates a unique dynamic in mothering because an adopted child always has two mothers. Even if they never have

Families Don’t Have To Match

“Families don’t have to match. You don’t have to look like someone else to love them.” Families are about so

Journey Through Foster Care

Have you ever wondered how the foster care system works? This chart is a great resource for potential and current

Adoption In The US – Infographic

In the United States . . . Over 100,000 children are adopted each year. 58% of Americans know someone who

Words Don’t Define Parents, Love and Dedication Do

I had a dad recently tell me, “My daughters are from my wife’s first marriage, but I don’t like to

I Needed To Be Her Mother

“If the standard route for creating a family had worked for me, I wouldn’t have met this child. I needed

Children Waiting To Get Adopted In The United States

There are more than 100,000 children in the US foster care system who are waiting to be adopted. Sadly, each

Teach About the Beauty and Blessing Of Adoption

So much of a child’s sense of worth comes from how they’re taught about who they are and where they

I Would Adopt, But . . .

How often do you hear this phrase? How often have you used it yourself? Adoption is not convenient. It is

Family Isn’t Always Blood

“Family isn’t always blood. They are the people in your life that want you in theirs; the ones who accept

It’s Going To Be Worth It

“There is nothing about adoption that is easy.” I read this quote in an adoption forum this morning. And it’s

How Lucky I Am To Have Something That Makes Saying Goodbye So Hard

I love this quote because it applies perfectly to two different adoption situations: a birth mother placing her child for

‘Teen Mom’s Tyler Baltierra Shares New Pic Of Daughters Meeting For 1st Time — So Cute

Tyler Baltierra and his wife Catelynn Lowell placed their first daughter for adoption. But she is a still a part of

You Have The Power To Say, “I Will Not Let Their Story End Like This”

Noel Anaya spent 20 years in foster care. At the final court hearing held when he aged out of the

Loves Is What Makes A Family

“Even though you weren’t born to us, you grew in our hearts. We will be forever connected because love is

A Reflection Of Your Complete And Unstoppable Love

“And while you will never see a reflection of your own eyes there, you see something that’s just as powerful:

Love: The Only Thing That Could Enable Me To Break My Own Heart

When a mother faces the heart-wrenching decision of adoption, the question that weighs heaviest in her heart is this: What

‘Teen Mom’ Star Tyler Baltierra’s Emotional Instagram Post About Adoption

When Teen Mom OG Stars Tyler Baltierra and his wife, Catelyn Lowell, placed their daughter for adoption, a lot of

It Just Matters That They Get There

“God knew that it doesn’t matter how your children get to your family. It just matters that they get there.”

Where There Is Great Love, There Are Always Miracles

Adoption is a tapestry woven by threads of faith and doubt, of hope and fear, of darkness and light, and,

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