Live in the Moment

Someone recently ask me when baby x would go back to his mom, and I said that I have no idea. I know that I have him for at least another few months (but not guaranteed), but beyond that, it is up in the air. She then said to me "You have to live in... Continue Reading →

Dear Hoda Kotb,

Dear Hoda, Congratulations on your second adoption. I can only imagine the amount of joy that you and Joel are now feeling. I was excited when I heard the news this morning while watching “Hoda and Jenna”. But, when Jenna and Savannah interviewed you, my heart stopped and I became angry at something that you... Continue Reading →

Does Blood Matter?

I have a ton of family that's not family at all. "Aunts", "uncles", "cousins" that have no blood relation to me. Yet, despite completely different genetics, they are family.  But does blood really matter? I've heard quite often comments around adopted children that sound like "will you love them like they are your own children?"... Continue Reading →

The Start of Year Four

The end of your first year of being "live" (approved for adoption) is difficult. If you haven't been fortunate enough to adopt during that time you have to start a lot of the work all over again. The first year is hard because you probably won't be "live" for a full year before it all... Continue Reading →

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