I just put him in bed for the night. I can’t help but think of you, as I lay down “Our Son”. Tomorrow he turns 1. I’ve got the cute obligatory 1st birthday shirt, and can’t wait to celebrate him tomorrow. Can you believe he will be 1? I met you a year ago and […]
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At 25, I welcomed my first bundle of joy into this world, and of course I had read everything I could get my hands on and KNEW everything there was to know about being a mom. At 29, I welcomed my second bundle of joy into this world, and I realized that I really didn’t […]
While scrolling through Facebook one evening, I saw a college friend of mine posted a need for adoptive families to make profile books and come forward to adopt babies in her community. I couldn’t quit thinking about it, it weighed on me heavy, the kind of feeling you get when you know you are supposed […]
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Her name is Kate. She is the mother of my son. She is an addict. She changed who I am. Pursuing adoption is not an easy adventure. Our adventure began with a woman named Kate, addicted to heroin, homeless and pregnant. She was faced with the decision to choose adoption for her child or have […]
Sometimes you need to have faith in someone else’s faith. I learned this one Christmas Eve eight years ago. The pain had started the day before. Twingy cramps that left me doubled-over. After a morning spent seizing my side in agony, I drove to Urgent Care. A young, harried doctor doctor checked me over. “Could […]
Your friends have been on an adoption journey for YEARS and you hear they just brought their new child home! How exciting! Here’s 5 simple and practical ways you can help them and bless them in their transition with their new addition! Bring them a meal! When we brought our first son home we spent […]
Picture this with me: You’re browsing through the aisles at Target while your kids are in school. The year just started and summer is finally over so you’re really looking forward to the break. You turn down the main toy aisle and see a family walking towards you. Mom is a beautiful brunette with blue […]
Fostering is heavy on my mind. Although it has taken a bit longer than expected, my husband and I will be fully certified foster parents by the end of the week! We want a big family. We love kids. We want to make a difference. I know a lot of other families want to make a […]
I’m Suzanne…and I’m a foster Mom. Trust me, I am not as special as you might think. Two short weeks after we were licensed, we got the phone call and a beautiful 3 week old baby girl was placed in my arms. I was told very little, and the little that I was told went in one […]
It’s about to get real! By the end of the month, we are planning to complete our home-study and be licensed foster parents! Phew, it has been a long time coming! First, we took several years discussing when we would be ready to become foster parents. Next, about a year ago, we took the big […]
I am a mother, I have a son. A son who is spirited, handsome, healthy, fun, smart, and perfect. He’s ours. When I say ours I don’t just mean me and my husband. I mean myself, my husband, our sons first mother, and his first father. We are an adoptive family. Lots led us to […]