New Mom and Blogging | The question I ask myself everyday.

Mommy Blogger Balance

Being a blogger, a work-at-home mom (I’m Editor-in-Chief of Adoption.com), a silversmith and owner at Charmed Collections (making personalized jewelry,) and a new mommy (not to mention those 3 mischievous little dudes) …everyday I’m hustlin’. And I don’t mean “hustlin’” in the Rick Ross way. I mean, I am literally sweating and hustling and hurrying around my little… [Read More]

Adoption Good News | When adoption’s done right

Adoption Good News  The R House

  My How Adoption has Blessed Your Life series shares good news happening in the adoption world from all sides of the adoption triad …or just offers a paragraph or two on how the love of adoption is blessing lives. If you’d like to participate, just send me an email. Submission guidelines here. Enjoy!  … [Read More]

The truth about birth moms from birth moms

Birth Mothers Redefining the Stereotype

Being part of a community that chooses to see adoption in a positive light has brought so many amazing people into my life. While I believe and understand and have experienced that adoption is rooted in loss, I know that joy can still be found for all members of the adoption triad. In the words… [Read More]

Our Saipan Miracle | A Guest Post

Hokie Family The Girls

This is a story that I’ve been wanting to share for over a year. Let me introduce you to the Hokie Family! Their story is told by Heather, the mom of this wonderful family. Not only are her experiences totally unique but her writing is absolutely beautiful. You, my friends, are in for a treat… [Read More]

Adoption Good News | The Power of a Necklace

Birth Mom Strong Necklace

  My How Adoption has Blessed Your Life series shares good news happening in the adoption world from all sides of the adoption triad …or just offers a paragraph or two on how the love of adoption is blessing lives. If you’d like to participate, just send me an email. Submission guidelines here. Enjoy!  … [Read More]

Live Reading of Jackson’s Story [Video] | Listen to Your Mother

Listen to Your Mother Utah

This spring I auditioned and participated in Listen to Your Mother. It was one of the coolest things I have done for myself. In front of the live audience, I read a short version of Jackson’s birth and adoption story and let myself become emotional. (I don’t always let myself do that.) Can I share… [Read More]