Join Me in Celebrating National Adoption Month!

Every November, National Adoption Awareness Month is recognized across the U.S. I’d like to invite you to join me in celebrating adoption this month!   A wonderful way to celebrate adoption is through prayer. I believe in the power of prayer and pray daily for...

The Best Adoption Advice I Ever Gave

30 years ago when I was adopting, I had to figure things out on my own. Open adoption was still new back then, and independent adoption was all but unheard of. I didn’t have any adoption advice to go by. But I was so ready to be a mom and do everything I could...

3 Creative Ideas for the Perfect Family Reunion

Getting to see family members that you haven’t seen in a long time can be a wonderful experience. You might remember family reunions from your childhood that were boring and basic. Nowadays, there are many options for the perfect family reunion at exciting...

A Lively Day With My Granddaughter

When my children were little, we would pile into our little car and head to the local car wash for our “mini Disneyland adventure.”   So, today I introduced my granddaughter Ellie to the adventures of Mr. Suds in Grass Valley. Building up anticipation as...