Dreams (not) Realized?

Dreams (not) Realized?

Let me introduce you to Jennifer Cameron. We have been friends for about five years. We were waiting to bring WP home, and he lived at Shepherd’s Field near Beijing. Through many miracles from God I connected with Jennifer as she traveled to SF to volunteer....

Older Child Adoption: Story 4

  This is last post of my Older Child Adoption series and it is a beautiful one. My hope has been that something shared would spur hearts toward bringing home an older child. The only requirement? Love. And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the...
Older Child Adoption: Story 3

Older Child Adoption: Story 3

Meet Suzanne Meledo. We met in China in 2013 when we were adopting PC and EC, and she was adopting this beautiful boy in the photo above. We have stayed in touch through the years, and she inspires me each day with her awesome Pilates moves. She blogs at Surpassing...
Older Child Adoption: Story 2

Older Child Adoption: Story 2

Meet Lauren Ayres, an¬†adoptive mom with a beautiful older adoption story. She¬†shares in private it has not been an easy journey and not for the faint of heart. Lots of heart, soul, and tears go into the attachment of older children but that’s the story of all...
Older Child Adoption: Story 1

Older Child Adoption: Story 1

Meet my friend Kim Franks, who occasionally blogs at Shouts of Joy. We ‘met’ each other on the phone in 2012 when she was matched with WP’s foster brother. We have been super close since then. We have both agreed we were not going back for another...
Older Child Adoptions

Older Child Adoptions

Today’s topic is one I have no experience to even speak to, but older adoption is heavy on my heart. Do you have any idea what happens to children aging out of orphanages around the world? Orphan Hosting writes, “On the face of it, this means that the...