Category Archives: adoption

Foster Care, Adoption and Giving Back

Giving back is a part of life, and big on the list.  Not something I was necessarily “taught” as a child, but something that came over time, at home, in college, and when I entered the “real” world.  Who knew that Foster Care, … Continue reading

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Foster Caring – Just Do It!

Had a great conversation today about Foster Care with 2 wonderful moms.  They had many questions about the system, the process, the kids, and how they  can make a difference.  I said Just Do It! Bottom line is that May … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Stuff….and more!

Happy Mother’s Day!!! Every year as Mother’s day rolls around I am hit with a mix of emotions.  Don’t get me wrong, I love being Mom!  I am happy and my kids are the light of my life…I enjoy them….everyday! … Continue reading

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Foster Care – It Doesn’t Have To Be This Way!

As many of you know, there are two things that I am passionate about….foster care and adoption.   Did you know that it would take less than 1% of American Households to empty the Foster Care System?  That blows my mind.  Its what I tweeted this week in … Continue reading

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“Gifts From China: Happy Birthday to the Best!”

  Guess you can say this is a week of birthdays!  My daughter turned 5 ,wow, I can’t believe how time has flown by…seems like just yesterday she walked off the plane from China and into the arms of our famliy!  It has … Continue reading

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