When I was pregnant a second time, I kind of assumed my labor and delivery would be similar to my first baby. It wasn’t, of course, because no two are the same. But you really only have experience as a reference point, no matter how many birth stories you hear. My first came so quickly, […]
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I’ve said before that we always knew we’d adopt if God was willing. We didn’t know when or how or where from, but it was in both of our hearts and we really hoped it’d become a reality. We’d always wanted a big family. We were so excited with the birth of our firstborn, there […]
“It is beautiful, but hard.” This was the overture common to all three of the families I talked with last week. Each one had a very different story, but all three had adopted. Wayne and Bethany brought Ivy home from the hospital. Ivy’s birth mom specifically chose them to be the parents of her baby. […]
In the past we have looked at famous adopted children including singer/songwriter Faith Hill, entrepreneur/businessman Steve Jobs, and human rights activist Nelson Mandela. Today we will explore 7 celebrities who chose adoption. We celebrate their willingness to step outside the box of societal norms, take on big challenges, and declare a victory in the life […]
Five People You Might Not Know Were Adopted Sometimes it is easy to forget that adoption has a large impact on our society and the people around us. It is important that we recognize that adoption gives people the opportunity to become who they were meant to be and that our world is changed because […]