Category Archives: bulgarian adoption

Breakfast With Santa

When my kids were younger, I struggled to find age appropriate ways for them to learn more about the giving aspect of Santa.  This year is the first annual Children’s House International Breakfast with Santa!  Not only will this be … Continue reading

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Scratch and Dent

  When we were planning a family there were many considerations that went into deciding if we would try to have biological children.  Many children in my extended family have been born with birth defects and as an “older mom” … Continue reading

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Miracles

Why do children need families?  How can a child overcome years of neglect and inadequate medical care?  Will they ever be “normal”?  It can take 3 to 8 YEARS to see how much recovery a child can make from the … Continue reading

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Who Adopts a “Kid Like That”?

Just ask me “Who Adopts a Kid Like That?”  A seemingly innocent question.  A question inferring all children who have some type of difference or need is the same.  A question implying you have to have some sort of superpowers … Continue reading

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Devastation

Yesterday started off like most other days, rush to get the kids ready for school, out the door and off to work, interspersed with checking work emails on my phone before our international partners shut down for the day.  When … Continue reading

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Worries and Last Steps

When I get quiet I am worried.  I have one last doctors appointment this week on Thursday.  This will HOPEFULLY result in the final approval for the donation.  Gavin has already been scheduled for his first surgery to remove his … Continue reading

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