Generational Change; One by One

Beliefs stem from global interactions, one’s upbringing, education, circumstance, modeling, and every conceivable influence.  Changing or challenging a belief upheld in society, stereotype, or prejudice can be a steep uphill battle.  It is a challenge that only a...

A New Year

As we head into the year, it is an amazing time to reflect and look back at all of the highs and lows of 2018.  While 2018 held some incredible highs we experienced some lows as well.  The best part of climbing a mountain is reaching the pinnacle, taking in the view...

~ Aloha ~

  I had never been to Hawaii. Until now, I have never known the tranquility of the waterfalls, the endless ocean views, the black sand, the peacefulness of the people and the rich culture. My husband and I were finally able to go to this amazing utopia 2 weeks ago and...

The Changing of the Guard

One of my previous employees stated something to me I have never forgotten… she was leaving us to start a different career path and she said “Everything happens for a reason and maybe I have given all I have to offer. The longer I stay, the longer you have to wait and...
The Perseverance of Strength

The Perseverance of Strength

The Perseverance of Strength This past week in Washington, DC at the National Adoption Conference was unlike any other experience or opportunity I have ever had.  Being chosen to speak at a break-out session on the Donna K. Evans Foundation my husband and I are...
Post Placement After-Care: The Standard Level of Care

Post Placement After-Care: The Standard Level of Care

Women matter before, during, and after an adoption. An after-care program provides the services, resources, and tools for birth mothers to gain healthy coping mechanisms to assist them in making healthy life choices. An after-care program can provide women with a safe...
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