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Writing Your Adoption Profile: Tips from a Birth Mom

What do birth mothers look for when trying to find that perfect match? That’s what I’m here to help you find out.The MOST important thing out of everything you can do is to be completely honest about who you are, what you stand for, and your expectations for adoption. It can be tempting to put […]

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Getting Our Match Call

The wait felt like a million years and I was often discouraged. Then one day I told myself that it would happen when it would happen and I could not spend my life on hold waiting for what might be. I was letting go, and letting God chose the perfect time. I was going to […]

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Surrendering to Adoption

“There were babies growing in bellies and it didn’t have a thing to do with me. They weren’t my babies yet. I loved them and I loved their birth mothers and I decorated nurseries and bought baby clothes and came up with names, and all the while, running through my mind in a continuous loop, […]

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5 Reasons I Chose Adoption

…Instead of Surrogacy There are a lot of options to choose from after infertility treatments. This is why we chose adoption. Making the change from infertility testing and treatment to adoption can be so hard. One moment you are finding out everything you never wanted to know about your reproductive parts and then, before you […]

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4 Ways to Handle EVERYONE Being Pregnant – Except for You

“You find out your route to motherhood will not include a pregnancy, and instantly everyone in the entire world is pregnant all at once—your sister, your cousin, your best friend, everyone. Your Facebook feed is covered in announcements from excited couples, you can’t walk through the mall without noticing a perfectly round belly in every […]

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10 Realities of Older Motherhood

“What are the realities of becoming a mom …? While these may not be true for every woman, they are for many.” The birth of child brings on a new reality regardless of your age and with that comes the need to make certain adjustments. For the older mom in her 40’s and 50’s Read about […]

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Five Reasons Others Adopt Faster Than You

Waiting is hard, especially hard in adoption. The wait gets even harder when you hear of others who were matched with an expectant mother quickly, or at least faster than you. You wonder why they “got lucky” while you are still at the hoping, longing, and checking your phone every 10 minute stage. Adoption isn’t […]

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