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Haiti Adoption Update!!

So I have meaning to do a Dossier update for a long time and now I finally have the time.

Our Dossier (legal term for “A LOT of documents”) for Haiti is finally complete!!   215 more words

Blessings Come In Strange Ways

I have been keeping a little (read: BIG) secret from YOU, because I learned real quick from family and friends that I was, perhaps, a little out of mind.   523 more words

Parenting Attachment Challenged Children


The woman had given birth. Her face was flushed and dripping with sweat. She leaned her head back, against the pushed-up pillow behind her. A nurse came in carrying a bundle of blankets in her arms carefully. 1,410 more words


Off to a good start...

So, just wanted to share a bit about how things are going: our foster moved in last Thursday — not quite a week ago — and she’s so far doing really great. 218 more words

Personal Life

The adoption is moving along...

I know it doesn’t seem it from the outside but Gabriel’s adoption has been moving along.

It just has been different this time around as we have known about her from the start. 546 more words

a frustrating reality...

“There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.” – Ernest Hemingway

today is not a good day…actually the last few weeks have not been too good.  2,604 more words


C's Law

The state senator for our district, a friend from our church, has been working on behalf of our family to have an amendment added to a senate bill that calls for specific types of foster families (those who have filed paperwork to adopt) to be considered a party to the case in their child’s TPR trial. 877 more words

Foster Care