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8 years

It’s hard to believe our eldest daughter turns 8 years old today.  How is it possible she’s already reached this milestone?

We remind ourselves on this day that you are the light in our lives, you bring us joy and happiness, you do keep us on our toes and you are a wonder to watch as we see you growing into the strong, smart, beautiful young lady you are today! 125 more words

Open Adoption

Write Your Story

Did you know you have a story?  You do!  I have to tell you that as I think about the hopes as dreams I typically dreamed as a little (and not so little) child, I am pretty much not there.   653 more words


The Birth Relative Monsters

Today I was directed to a blog post that was inspired by Lea Grove’s Dear Less Than Perfect Mom.  This blog was written by children’s author  1,048 more words


I was going to use the title “The Man with Two Names”, but I like Superman… and Superman is the ultimate adoption success story.

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Closure, a Documentary, Promoted by One Woman's Choice


I am hosting this event at the Angelika Theatre in Dallas, TX and would love your support in bringing this movie to Dallas. This is a documentary about an adoptee, Angela Tucker on her journey to locate her birth family, filmed by her husband, Bryan Tucker. 37 more words


My Birth Mother's Daughter

As a child, whenever I conjured my birth mother from the blackness of memory, she was always alone, a solitary shadow.  I wondered sometimes if she ever married, if she ever had other children, and hoped she had.   751 more words


Picnics, Reunions & Reconnections

The mid-summer classic (also known as the Major League Baseball All-Star game) is this week. In celebration of this time of year, our blog posts will focus on the 90 days a year that South Dakotans call SUMMER! 440 more words

Adoption & Pregnancy Counseling