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Racially-Diverse Books to Check Out

So many children’s books contain only white characters. Or if they DO include non-white characters, they are often in minor roles and are rarely found in greater numbers than the white characters. This became painfully apparent to me after our daughter joined our family through International Adoption. I began searching for books with characters that looked like her and came […]

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Three Things Led Me To My Biological Family | Part II

I found my birth mother on February 19, 2014. One can only imagine the emotions, thoughts and questions that quickly go through someone’s brain once a realization like this comes to the surface… It was hard. It was so extremely hard. Emotions were attacking me from all angles. I struggled with how to approach Cynthia. I didn’t […]

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Dear Future Baby

There was recently a parody of Meghan Trainor’s Dear Future Husband. The viral video was sang by two hopeful Minnesota dads, as they anticipated the arrival of their adopted child. They called it Dear Future Baby. It tugged at the heart strings of many, as we watched from behind our computer screens and smartphone devices. […]

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