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Adoption Is About Giving The Gift Of A Great Life

written by Henrietta A Life Within Conceiving life is such a tremendous gift. Giving birth to a new person makes you heartbreakingly aware of the beauty of life. When giving life to such a beautiful and fragile little person, you are filled with overwhelming joy when you hold your baby in your hands. You are also filled at the same time with a crushing feeling of the expectations of being a parent. Parents are supposed to be committed to raising their child and making big sacrifices to do so. I wanted to find parents would could provide for my son in the ways that I could not. He needs more…

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Having A Baby Can Be Devastating

by Guest Author Amber Peterson Having a baby can be overwhelming and devastating when you just aren’t ready to be a mom. When I became pregnant with my daughter I was still in high school. I had another year before I was even to graduate. At the tender age of 16 I did not want a baby and I didn’t want to take care of another life. I was just beginning to be able to care for myself. Telling my parents about me being pregnant was heartbreaking. They were so disappointed in me and it felt like the world was crashing down. I had spent weeks trying to figure out…

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Adoption? Really?

by Guest Writer Lorita When my husband suggested that we adopt a child, I was not too excited about the idea. It seemed like he was giving up on us trying to have our own kids. We had been trying for nearly eight years to have children but nothing was happening. I was still hopeful and I wanted babies of my own. It was a personal ambition of mine. I grew up in a large family with seven siblings and wanted a large family too. About a few months after my husband suggested adoption, I started thinking about it. I didn’t understand why but the idea began to grow on…

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Baby, You’re A Firework!

Do you ever feel like a plastic bag Drifting through the wind, wanting to start again? Do you ever feel, feel so paper thin Like a house of cards, one blow from caving in? Do you ever feel already buried deep? Six feet under screams, but no one seems to hear a thing Do you…

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It’s My Time

written by Jilly Montgomery It’s my time to be happy. I can’t feel those words deep enough. If you are a young mother and struggling with a hard choice of whether to keep the precious child you carry, or to bless another family with it, then I cannot hope hard enough that you feel those…

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