All Kinds Of Mothers

**I wrote this back in 2011, and thought I should share it again, with a few additions.** HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY! To all the soon-to-be, first time, Mommies who are scared and excited to welcome their new babies into the world....

I Want Her To…

I had some time to myself this morning and was thinking of all the things I’d love for Avery, and her future… I want her to be an olympic swimmer. I want her to play on the U.S. Women’s National...

Questions About Adoption

I am often asked questions about adoption by people who are pursuing or considering adoption as a way to grow their family. The questions are usually the same over and over, and the the answers sometimes come as a surprise...

My Perfect Mother’s Day

  Tomorrow is Mother’s Day and I’m seeing so many posts about what makes a “perfect” day for moms.  Some of them make me sad. The ones saying how a perfect Mother’s Day would be spent alone…as far away from...