Photos and the Adoption Profile

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This fall we had a Funbooth session with Lindsay Ross. These sessions are low-stress, all black and white (no matching clothes required–if you’re into that), and super speedy. Translation: These sessions are perfect for families with small children. The photos were candid, real, and hilariously our family. I love them all. After she sent me the images, I… [Read More]

A reminder to keep your open adoption promises.

  Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Ken Garff Honda of Orem. I was compensated for it, but the opinions expressed are all my own. I love these guys so much. In fact, just mention my blog and it will get you $500 off any car purchase (new, used, trade in, lease, etc.) at Ken… [Read More]

The Open Adoption Project | Describe an awkward moment during a visit

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The Open Adoption Project is a project my youngest son’s birth mother and I put together while she was visiting several months ago. We asked The R House Facebook Community if they had any questions for a birth mother and the adoptive mother she placed with in an open adoption …and then we sat down… [Read More]

Why We Chose Open Adoption

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I recently had the opportunity to write for Social Work License Map’s blog. Although I am married to a social worker, writing to social workers made me a wee bit nervous. Finally, I decided to write about our thought process when it came to choosing open adoption for our family. My hope is that caseworkers… [Read More]