Category Archives: Faith and Adoption

Are All Adoptive Parents Desperate?

I’ve been chewing over the idea of this post for a week or so.

Over on my favorite adoption board, I posted something a week ago about the potential situations we might consider. For instance, we said that we will consider a baby expected to be born with a cleft lip or pallet. We will not consider a baby with Spina Bifida. The list goes on and on regarding what we will and will not consider. Continue reading

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Guess What We Officially Are…

I have to be honest, I sat down about six times over the past two days to try and write a post for World Breastfeeding Week. However, there’s just too much excitement going on in our own lives for me to write about that, and I keep getting distracted. So instead, for a whole series of fantastically written and thought-provoking articles on breastfeeding, please stop by Knocked Up Knocked Over. Molly is a true “Lactavist,” and I admire her encouragement and support for nursing. I’m hoping to write an article soon about breastfeeding the adopted baby, but tonight I was just too distracted and I was about to burst, so I’ll say this instead:

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Social Worker Visit

I can’t write much, because we need to go grocery shopping. {We usually go on Sunday afternoons, but we were cleaning like crazy people yesterday so now our house is empty and Little is eyeing the cat with hunger.} But I’ll say this: Continue reading

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Always an Adoptive Family?

I have to confess, something has been on my mind a lot lately that has really been weighing on me regarding the idea of adoption…

It’s about being different. Continue reading

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In the Waiting Room

One of my favorite Christian bands is Shane and Shane. Their sound is gorgeous and unique, their lyrics come straight out of Scripture, and they’re two boys who are from my hometown! A song of theirs that I’ve been thinking about lately is called “Waiting Room.” The song itself is about the metaphorical waiting rooms we sit in while we wait for our prayers to be answered. Continue reading

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Is Adoption Biblical?

As I’ve immersed myself in information about adoption, some things have caught me off guard. For instance, it never occurred to me that people might be opposed to adoption. I honestly never would have thought that some people are adamantly¬†against adoption of any kind. Continue reading

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