The Best Adoption Advice I Ever Gave

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...
Adoption Today—We’ve Come a Long Way!

Adoption Today—We’ve Come a Long Way!

I always find it interesting to ask acquaintances, even strangers, what they think of adoption today. I generally have to specify I mean the adoption of children as you would be surprised at how many go straight to pets.   I typically get a blank stare followed...
How Adoption Became My Life’s Work

How Adoption Became My Life’s Work

Over 30 years ago, I was hoping to adopt a baby. My husband and I didn’t know where or how to get started. Through research, determination, and prayer, our dream of a family became a reality. I started with a plan, a notebook, assistance from a caring adoption...