Diane -I am quickly learning about all of the acceptable and not acceptable words and phrases used when discussing adoption, and I'm going to try my best to share some of them here. First off, if you have used any of the "non-preferred" or "bad" phrases, please don't feel bad. I myself have used all… Continue reading Adoption Lingo (What NOT to Say)
"The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart."~Helen Keller~ This was the last picture I took with Elise. She had been taken from us about 6 hours prior and placed in the nursery. We were lucky to have been given… Continue reading My Love
Elise Jeannine, 8 lbs. 1 oz., 20" Brian- January 27, 2019. She was born "sunny-side up" and she certainly was nothing short of a perfectly radiant bundle of sunshine. For what seemed like an eternity, we had been working with a local agency, seeking to have a baby placed with our family through open adoption.… Continue reading 4:24 a.m.