Where Do I Even Start?

I’m in Forth Worth, Texas.  Phew.  Leaving the crew is always a rocky proposition.  I never know how each individual kid is going to react.  I wasn’t sure at all how to explain my absence to Gigi.  Yesterday, I told her that when she woke up she would drive me to the airport and I […]

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Why TBRI? Hope, That’s Why.

In 2009 we adopted our first child from Ghana.  She was almost 3 years old at the time.  She is now almost 10 years old.  She has given me permission to talk a little bit about my experience being the first time mom of a child who lived through terrible trauma.  I will not be […]

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Pressing Pause.

Chatting with a good friend today gave me a much needed reminder.  After all the craziness that is involved in bringing home your newly adopted child, sometimes there is a lull that leaves you with nothing to do but worry.  I’ve been in my bathrobe for many a day now, doing nothing but focusing on […]

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