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Honestly Grieving My Own Loss As An Adoptive Mommy….

Grief. I’ve wrote a lot about it in past blogs. It’s messy. Awful. Unpredictable. Confusing. And well, just plain tiring. Most of the grief I share about relates to my kids grieving their great loss, but today I want to share with you more of my personal journey of grief as an adoptive mommy. This… Continue reading Honestly Grieving My Own Loss As An Adoptive Mommy….

The Miracle of Dependence (and why I’m so excited about it!

de·pend·ence dəˈpendəns/ noun the state of relying on or being controlled by someone or something else. Two years ago, if I could have seen myself now, I would have been puzzled at why I would be crying tears of joy over this word, and how I just be reveling in the beauty of it. Truly… Continue reading The Miracle of Dependence (and why I’m so excited about it!

Beauty in the Midst of the Pain…

The day was long. The mommy was weary. The children were struggling. Esp the one dear child. Doubts flood my heart as I wonder if I’m cut out for this. Are we getting anywhere? Are our kids really healing? Are we making the right choices as we work hard on attachment issues these last couple… Continue reading Beauty in the Midst of the Pain…

And Now We Are Nine (for a time)…

The decision to open our home to foster again was not one we took lightly. We knew that fostering again could open the door to lots of insecurities in our newly adopted kids, which could lead to lots of regression in their healing process. Both Kenton and I considered hard the fact that we are… Continue reading And Now We Are Nine (for a time)…