When you are building your family through adoption, there is an unlimited number of things you can worry about. I am very type A and love to worry and plan and worry some more. I have found out after being in the world for a few years now, that there are some things that really aren’t worth the worry. Read the rest.
Newsflash! Adoption and family building is a life-long conversation. Just ask anyone who has had natural child birth (they will tell you all about it.) The way you choose to build your family will forever impact you. It changes your identity.
Read the rest here.
I am honored to have the opportunity to share my experiences in this adoption world on Adoption.com as a staff story teller. I’m in way over my head sharing with the rock star ladies that blazed the trail for me and helped me find my voice in this thing called adoption.
Staying Positive When Adoption is Hard.
I cannot count the ways adoption has taught me to dig deep layer by layer and choose who I want to be. It has allowed me to practice being that person in the world.
When the road seems to stop and a hard patch is present, breathe through it. Find your grace. Forgive yourself. Have patience. Read the rest