At times, you may feel that mom life is not the most glamorous job, but your particular skill set is exactly what’s needed. Your inner Mama Bear can be of great assistance to advocate for these precious faces who come from really broken stories.
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We don’t know what to say when he asks for a sibling. We are running out of ideas. We feel like we failed him. We feel like we failed our husbands, our parents, and ourselves. Women have babies. Maybe we missed a page in the manual somewhere. Months turn into years. One doctor turns into […]
When I attended our first adoption education seminar, which is an informational workshop for all perspective adoptive parents, hosted by our adoption agency, I completed a worksheet that asked the question: Have you ever experienced racism? In fact, there was an entire section of the workshop that focused on race issues and adoption. The questionnaire […]
The Original Dream When I was young, I dreamed of becoming a mother. When I was a new bride, I began preparing to become a mother, but becoming a mom wasn’t as easy as I dreamed or planned. When I was 23 years old, I had a miscarriage and was never able to conceive again. […]
The FWMB interviewed Amy, mother of three and adoptee, about her decision to pursue a relationship with her birth family. Previously, she shared with us her experience of imagining what her birth story was like, and we are so thrilled to have her back. Why did you decide to pursue your birth family? When I was […]
Overlooking my patio is a wooden bird feeder where many birds perch while enjoying the seeds. I like to watch the adult birds teach their young how to use it. Lately, a huge crow visits, scaring all the birds and taking more than his fair share. I can tell he has arrived because the mockingbird […]
In 1915, a group of women from churches of various denominations banded together to help the growing number of destitute women in the Fort Worth area. In 1930, this group would change its focus to helping and caring for the abandoned and neglected children of Fort Worth, and thus the All Church Home was born. […]