Adoption Advocates

Why I’m grateful for Forever Bound Adoption

Though being adopted at a young age has taught me a lot, I could never expect placing my daughter would be such a trial and heartache, more than anyone can imagine.  Forever Bound helped me through my options and steps to help do what is best for my baby.  They were considerate and just were very kind to accept and support whatever decision I decided. ...

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Fathers ~ The Key to a Child’s Well Being

I clearly remember the first two weeks of our first child’s life.   Brad was just getting ready to start a new career and he had two full weeks home with us before he began his new adventure.   I watched a husband turn into a Father and boy did he fall head over hills for our little tiny daughter. This was the guy who would sometimes state...

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To Share or Not to Share?

As the new school year approaches I, like many adoptive parents, ask myself the question “Do I talk about adoption to my child’s new teacher?” With each of my older children the answer each year has been “yes”.  This year I am a bit more hesitant.  Unlike our first 3 adoptions where we enjoy completely open adoptions, our youngest child’s adoption is different.  We have met...

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Beating the Summertime Blues

Are your kids starting to get the summer boredom bug?  Are they watching too much TV or playing on gadgets a little more than you would like?    I know the answer at my home is a big YES!   Camden, my nine year old seems to have his DS attached to his hip while my youngest, Spencer,  is begging to get Camden off his DS and...

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I Had An Amazing Experience Last Week…birth mom to birth mom!

I had an amazing experience last week where I was able to meet with another birth mom. Something special about the two of us is we both placed our babies with the same family. She placed three years before my son went to his adoptive family and was part of the reason I picked them as a family. I think it's very therapeutic to talk to...

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Support Children and Families touched by Adoption through NCFA

I serve on the Board of Directors for the National Council for Adoption. It is my privilege to stand with NCFA in helping to support children and families touched by adoption. Many of you understand the importance of children having permanent families. For this reason and for many more we hope you will join us in supporting the National Council For Adoption as we celebrate 35...

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