Easter and Adoption

Easter is my favorite holiday. I love the meaning of Easter, what it represents, the chocolate, the Easter Egg hunts we attend as well as the Easter Egg hunts we have as a family, Easter sunrise service, free breakfast after the church service and the delicious family...

TEN WAYS TO ENSURE A SUCCESSFUL ADOPTION

Adoption dissolutions and adoption disruptions are two terms that are the result of a failed adoption. As in any type of division of the family unit, it leaves behind broken hearts, a multitude of unanswered questions and an array of emotions. The child might be...
Deflated

Deflated

There are times in our lives as adoptive parents that we feel completely deflated and depleted because of our children’s extreme behaviors. In the past, we have witnessed a small issue become a large issue in our children’s minds, whereby they chose to destroy their...
Trauma

Trauma

My kids (all adopted) have seen and felt trauma I cannot imagine.  I grew up with two parents who never divorced.  When I was in my 40’s, my mother died; a committed wife to my father. I had a stable home life with them and they helped me transition to college...

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