Monthly Archives: December 2015

Seeing Our Children Grow

“We have literally watched (our child) come alive. She has gained tremendous strength physically, but her entire demeanor is so different!  She is LOVED.  She is HOME.  She has a voice and she now knows that it matters to a whole … Continue reading

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New Year, New Family

There’s no getting around the fact that adoption, much of the time, is hard. The process is hard. The losses are hard for children and for new families. There is much beauty to be found, though, when you look closely. … Continue reading

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Fear. Fantasy. Reality.

Today, I’m writing to all of you thinking of, or pursuing, adoption. You, the hopeful, the risk-takers. The ones dreaming of your future son or daughter, looking through waiting child websites or picturing futures with the one(s) who will eventually … Continue reading

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A Home for the Holidays

One Hour of Television That’s Worth It Every holiday season, the Dave Thomas Foundation and CBS air a heartwarming special, “A Home for the Holidays,” sharing life-changing stories of children and families joined by adoption. You need to watch this … Continue reading

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Adoption From Foster Care

Of more than 400,000 children in the United States foster care system, there are 108,000 children who are waiting to be adopted.1  Read that once more and let it sink in. 108,000. This is fact, and it is unacceptable. It … Continue reading

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