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 →

I’ve Got a Secret :-)

Village, I am happy to announce that I have been approved to be a foster parent in my county!!!!!!!!! It was a very long process of classes, paperwork, interviews, a homestudy, and more, but I'm now officially approved to do foster care. It took 7 months, but I'm very happy to have this new chapter,... Continue Reading →

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