What My Adoption Taught Me: A Guest Post for Michelle Madrid-Branch

I’m honored and excited to be collaborating with Michelle Madrid-Branch, who’s an adoptee, fellow adoptive mom, author, speaker, and advocate for women and children. It is not easy for me to write serious and personal stuff, but I’m grateful for the opportunity to dig deep, and I hope it helps others our there who have adopted […]

The Essentials You Need for Your Adopted Newborn Baby

When my husband and I began our domestic infant adoption journey, we decided to wait until we brought a baby home to prepare a nursery. To each her own, but not even a call that a baby was on the way could make me feel comfortable that this was real and wouldn’t end in heartbreak. […]

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Your Adoption Profile Book – How to Get Started

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again – despite having nearly 20 years of corporate writing experience, my adoption profile book was probably the most difficult thing I’ve ever written. A ghost-written letter from the CEO is nothing compared to a heartfelt letter to potential birth parents. I’ve never burned dinner to a […]