Guest post with Shannon Linton “Parenthood was a hard-fought road for me. After a couple of harrowing diagnoses, my dreams of becoming a mom began to unravel. Not only would we not be able to have biological kids, but we’d also be facing life with unexpected challenges. Determined to pick up the pieces, we shifted […]
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Guest written by Mendy Shriver of gospelcenteredhealth.com When my daughters finally came home, I relentlessly tried to bond with them. They were ten and eleven years old and I had missed so much of their lives. I was determined to meet their needs and create a healthy attachment between us. In the messiness I became […]
I stood at the kitchen window staring at our back porch. No breeze moved the weaving ivy, and the house was quiet while my boys, then seven, five, and three, lay down for their afternoon rest. My hands rinsed dishes, but my mind thought about two small girls in foster care, wondering if we could […]
I’m home for 8 glorious hours. It feels so good to snuggle my kids, use my own bathroom, and type on my keyboard. But being here in my normal, brings waves of how not normal and horrific life is back at the hospital. I close my eyes and see my little girl all wired […]