Author Archives: Kathe

Being Thankful

Since Thanksgiving is almost upon us here in America this post is fitting.  Awhile back I read a blog post from someone who – I’m paraphrasing here – basically said that thanking Yahweh for every little thing in our days … Continue reading

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The Hollywood Adoption Fairy Tale

Hollywood.  Over the past week several T.V. shows and movies have come to my attention that concern adoption in one aspect or another.  I made myself sit down and watch them all to gain some perspective on what viewers see … Continue reading

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I Am Grateful!

The past few weeks I have been writing the book.  To say it’s been hard is an understatement.  Dredging through the trauma that infused our lives the past five years has brought so many unwanted feelings to the surface.  Just … Continue reading

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Love Isn’t Enough!

A few days ago I was on an adoption page on social media.  Someone was telling the story of their AS (adopted son) who was raging constantly, hitting them, breaking things in the home and undressing, then urinating all over the … Continue reading

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Family X – I Won’t Be Quiet!

From time to time in my book I will relate a story from another family.  These are families who have reached out to me about their situation with their adopted child/teen.  ALL of the personal information about the family has … Continue reading

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Warning! No Happy Ending! Adoption gone wrong!

One of the reasons I’m writing this book on adoption is as a warning to those who are contemplating adopting.  In the book I will share other adoption stories that have been told to me. Names, locations, and other personal … Continue reading

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It Is Happening!

Awhile back I told you I was going to write a book about adoption.  Then I didn’t.  For those of you in the adoption trenches you’ll get this.  Each day is something new. Something you didn’t expect.  A punch in … Continue reading

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The Enemy is Hereby Served Notice!

For those of you who have read my blog in the past it has been primarily about our adoption journey.  I’ve talked about a lot of hard things that many people just don’t talk about when it comes to adopting … Continue reading

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Please Stop & THINK – Teen Adoption!

Long overdue post.    I have started to post so many times and stopped. I’m working very hard on myself and believe that what we spend time thinking about is what we bring about so to sit here and write … Continue reading

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A Heart Deceived….. Guest Post by Shannon Dulock

I have not written in weeks.  I have several posts sitting in drafts waiting to be finished but there they sit.  Friends on my private FB group are asking for updates.  Right now I’m working on me.  Building up my … Continue reading

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