Posts tagged adoption thoughts
Is Adoption Really for You?

Sometimes I believe ignorance can manifests itself into a form of hope that drives humans to do hard things. It’s when the road gets hard that our hope is broken and our ignorance becomes humble wisdom and we are left with 2 choices: Continue down the path we’ve chosen or follow our desire for comfort and peace and ultimately quit.

Adoption is more often than not, the harder path to chose. It can be uncomfortable, painful, and etch away at every part of your being.

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Bringing Home Baby Key Part II

With their backs facing, the door opened and in came baby Keywood. I wouldn’t let Sarah and Jay turn around to see him until I captured a good shot of their nervous, excited faces. At six pounds, 13 ounces and 19 inches long, I couldn’t help but let out a little gasp from behind the camera when I saw him… which only built their suspense more. He was being held by his transitional parents, the Nolan’s, who had taken care of him the night before. 

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Words From A Foster Mom

I always imagined that once our home was finally filled with small feet, giggles and spilled milk that I'd feel completely content. As a woman who has wanted to adopt for several years, and as a woman who has walked through the loss of four children, I couldn't imagine being anything other than borderline-obsessed with my kids and my role as a mother some day. Young mothers would post on social media about being sick of their three-year-old's tantrums or the piles of laundry swallowing their beds, and I would roll my eyes and think about how I would be the most grateful mother when the time came.

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