Category Archives: Ukraine Adoption

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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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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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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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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You Can Help!

It’s overwhelming reading the responses to my last several postings.  Over 1K shares on FB alone and many, many times re-posted within social media.  Change is definitely needed in the area of adoption of older children and teens.  There are … Continue reading

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The Backlash Has Begun – Good!

I’m hitting a nerve with some people.  Excellent.  Means what I’m saying just might be making a difference.  There are some who are downright mad and have told me in no uncertain terms to take down my offensive post.  Seems … Continue reading

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Enough is Enough – Teen Adoption

Just ended a phone conversation with another adoptive mama.  They’ve been through the ringer.  Arson, drugs, lying to CPS about them, court, psychiatrists and counselors, did I say lying?  This morning I had a long conversation with Anna.  The first … Continue reading

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From Orphan Advocate to Pure Silence…..

Today I got three Facebook requests about orphans.  One from a hosting organization trying to place children/teens for winter hosting and another from a friend who is adopting, asking for financial help. My heart is broken.  My eyes hurt from … Continue reading

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Is Teen Adoption Doing the Right Thing?

I haven’t written here in months.  I’ve spent the past 6 weeks formulating this one post you are about to read.  I’ve prayed constantly on it.  Asked for wisdom and guidance in putting down the words.  I’ve cried, am crying … Continue reading

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