The love between a parent and child is so strong – it transcends time. When I wrote this poem I was 14 years old and had recently stayed at my favorite aunt and uncle’s house. My uncle had taken me on a fun outing and during our time together he asked about my birth mother....
Grief is messy. It isn’t simple. The process is unique for each individual. It doesn’t seem to end. It is a journey. Each of you reading this are already very aware of this. You yourselves have gone through the process of grieving and healing.
The Power of Storytelling in Adoption
Brene’ Brown, author and research professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, has written much on the power of vulnerability and storytelling. Her writings and her Ted Talks encourage people to tell their story even when it’s hard and even when others may not understand.
New Life Adoptions Hosts 18th Annual Birth Mother Dinner
New Life Family Services hosted its 18th Annual Birth Mother Dinner on Friday, May 11th. The theme for this year’s event was “Courageous Love: Then, Now, and Forever.” Louise pictured with her daughter, Christina Guest Speakers, Christina Harmon and her birth mother, Louise Doncaster, shared their story of adoption and reunification. Louise was a single parent when...
Celebrating National Adoption Month
November has been recognized and celebrated as National Adoption Month across the country for more than two decades. Here at New Life Adoptions, we are grateful for the many ways God has worked through our licensed adoption services to serve both birth parents and adoptive families. Each year we look forward to National Adoption Month as an...