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Two excuses to not become foster parents

Guest post as part of our National Adoption Month series: Post by Gena Thomas ________________________________________________________________________________ About four million Americans go on missions trips every year,[i] many of which are to orphanages. We go overseas, hold HIV positive babies, take pictures … Continue reading

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This is pure joy in foster care.

Guest post as part of our National Adoption Month series: Post by Sarah Harmeyer ____________________________________________________________________________________ Pure joy. There are moments like that in foster care. Moments your heart bursts with love and fullness. Moments the smile just won’t leave your … Continue reading

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It Just Makes Sense

Guest post from our National Adoption Month Series: Post by Stephanie Erwin __________________________________________________________________________________________ In just a moment, it happened.  I fell in love with a sweet little boy, and two weeks later, he was in our home,  under our care.  … Continue reading

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How to tick off a Mama Bear with 5 little words

“Did you have them tested?” she asked. “Tested for WHAT?!” I replied while secretly hoping she wouldn’t say what I thought she would say. But alas, she did. “You know… to make sure they aren’t… (whispers) ‘crazy‘ before you decided … Continue reading

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Did I do good, Mama?!

This was the question my daughter asked me on report card day. She was so proud to have gotten her report card and couldn’t wait to show it to me. I glanced down at the stack of papers. I am … Continue reading

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Adoption Stories: Post 2

Read post 1 here. Enjoy. ❤ Leslie Crosby: “After finalizing our son’s adoption in 2012, we provided short term foster placements for five sweet babes. A second adoption was very clearly placed on our hearts, and we were placed with … Continue reading

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Adoption Stories: Post 1

During the month of November, we collected several adoption stories to celebrate National Adoption Month. Over the next few days, we will share them broken into several different posts. We hope you enjoy reading these as much as we have! … Continue reading

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