When Motherhood Sucks

Yesterday was probably one of the worst days in my toddler motherhood experience. At least it feels that way now. Nothing tragic happened. No one was injured and…

How To Adopt a Gender-Specific Child

Girl or Boy? Maybe you’ve always dreamed of having a little girl. Perhaps you’ve even started picking out some adorable baby girl clothes. Maybe you even already have…

An Open Letter to My (Adopted) Son on His 2nd Birthday

Dear Bennett- You’re 2 years old today! Happy birthday beautiful boy! It’s still so crazy to think of how much our lives have changed in the last 2…

Why You Should Throw An Adoptive Mom-To-Be a Baby Shower…Even if …

I feel like I’ve been making a lot of confessions lately in my blog posts. But, here’s another one. And, this one might sound a little whiney. It’s…

What It’s Really Like Being an Adoptive Mom

I could say what you sometimes hear… that being an adoptive mom is just like being a “regular” (non-adoptive) mom. The truth is many things are the same.…

A Mother’s Day Letter To Our Children’s Birth Mom

In case you haven’t figured it out yet, I’m not only passionate about adoption but have a very special place in my heart for open adoption. We love…

Encouraging Adoption Quotes

I love inspirational quotes!  There is something about finding a quote that really speaks to you that is so powerful!  I’ve gathered some of my absolute favorite adoption…