23 Dec 2020
My children are foster children. They’re legally “mine”, both adoptions were finalized years ago, but when I met them, they were foster kids. Both my daughters came from challenging birth homes. Abuse, neglect, poverty and addiction are a common reality for children in care and mine were no different. Since becoming their mom, I’ve become...
23 Dec 2020
I have a complicated relationship with Awareness Months. As a marketer and former fundraiser, I’m trained in measurables, not intangibles, and I’ve learned to question how much value there is in being “aware” of something. This has been on my mind because November is Adoption Awareness Month and as an adoptive parent, I’m questioning how...