Category «Adoptive Parenting»

Questioning The Value of a Child

value of a child questions

  If you have more than two children, you’ve probably been asked, “Don’t you know what causes it?” If you have more than three, you probably heard it several times. If you dare to push the cultural norms with more than four children, you probably hear it ALL THE TIME as people question the value of …

How Quickly Our “Now” Can Change -FMF

Now. I read the topic for today’s Five Minute Friday then turned toward my children as they finished the happy ending end of a movie. I was thinking of writing about Christmas or of the feeling good family time. Then I heard our adopted daughter tell her sister, “I want China Mama. I don’t want to stay …

Three Mothers and a Birthday

November is National Adoption Month. If you know anyone who is passionate about adoption, you may see posts of happy families celebrating time together, pictures of lonely children who are still waiting for a home, statistics citing the vast numbers of orphans around the world, prayers of families who are eagerly waiting for a child …