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Looking for Edwin

In 2014 I decided to take advantage of my Ancestry.co.uk subscription and expand my research area beyond my own blood-relatives to collateral lines and families who intermarried with my own. 1,262 more words


Review of Welcome Home by various authors, edited by Eric Smith

Welcome Home  Short stories by various authors.  Edited by Eric Smith

Welcome Home collects a number of adoption-themed fictional short stories, and brings them together in one anthology from a diverse range of celebrated Young Adult authors. 561 more words


I'm Stupid

The following comment was written in Little Bear’s take home book recently: “Little Bear keeps saying he is stupid when we’re doing English. Obviously we tell him he’s not but he’s very insistent”. 1,400 more words


More than just a mani/pedi day

When I hear self care the first thought I have is yeah a pedicure would be nice. I don’t know about you but I forget that self-care is far more than getting a mani/pedi on occasion and it is not just for women. 252 more words


Meet Jana: Proof that God is in the Details

Meet Jana Cook of Kentucky, wife and mother to three through the gift of adoption (with a fourth adoption currently in progress).  She’s passionate about pursuing God’s call to grow their family and believes His plans are the best plans.  1,008 more words


If you are involved in foster care, you will likely attend a staffing. They occur about every three months. If you are lucky, you will be given notice of these far ahead. 294 more words

Foster Care

Is There a Birthmother in Your Life?

Is There a Birthmother in Your Life?

When I was 12 years old, attending St. Agnes Catholic School in Phoenix, we had a remarkable assembly in the parish hall one afternoon. 863 more words