Adoption

Delays, Discouragement, and Hard Decisions: An Adoption Story

First, let me warn you that this post is heavy.  Emotionally, spiritually, mentally, and physically we are drained.  Adoption is hard stuff.  Every day we are reminded that the battle for souls and family is constant because the adversary is persistent.  He does not want children in forever families where they can thrive.  He wants… Continue reading Delays, Discouragement, and Hard Decisions: An Adoption Story

Faith · Family · Grief · Parenthood

7 Ways to Help Your Kiddo Cope with Grief (& helps for big people, too)

When Mark died, Ben was only 8 years old. They were best friends and buddies, and he was Mark’s little shadow. And, he didn’t cry. We were worried. I sought advice from a counselor, researched a little on the internet, and then followed my mom instincts. “If I had been sleeping on the couch, I… Continue reading 7 Ways to Help Your Kiddo Cope with Grief (& helps for big people, too)