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…

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…

Are You Ready to Evacuate?

This is a guest post by Benson Marshall. I’m a Prepper, He’s a Prepper, She’s a Prepper Too. (If you grew up in the 80s you’ll get that…

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.…

5 Tips for Talking to Your Child About Their Adoption

If you ask our 3-year-old daughter whose belly she was in she’ll tell you. We’ve been open with her about adoption from the very beginning and that will…

Dealing with Post Adoption Depression

Just like some new biological parents, adoptive parents may experience some “blues” or depression once a baby or child comes home. There are various reasons this can happen…

What if I don’t feel attached to my adopted child?

Attachment Issues I’m here today to talk about an issue many would rather avoid. It’s taboo to talk about in many ways. What if you dream about adopting…