Childhood trauma leaves scars? For those of you who parent children who have suffered trauma when they were younger, you're probably reading that and saying, "uh, yeah, tell me something I didn't know......" That's not really news. No for those who are in the middle of parenting children who have been through trauma (adoptive parents, … Continue reading Childhood trauma leaves scars
If I got $5 for every time someone has asked me that question, well, I'd have a lot more than $5, that's for sure. Why did we choose Haiti? We didn't. God did. Shortly after that Christmas, we were on a cruise and got to know a couple. In talking to them, we mentioned that … Continue reading Why Haiti? And why International Adoption?
You live in a very poor “neighborhood” in a very poor country. If you’re doing well, you make $3 a day selling things at the market. What kind of things? Pretty much anything you can think of –food, art, you name it. You barely have enough money to feed your family and to have a … Continue reading Imagine This…..
"We call on the U.S. administration to immediately end these unjust practices, and to reaffirm the U.S. commitment to the values of family unity, humane treatment, and refuge for persons being persecuted. We also call on Congress to immediately act to reform our immigration system so that there are more, not fewer, opportunities for legal … Continue reading Christian Reformed Church Statement on Forced Separation Policy
The U.S. Government has decided that they want to use children as a "supposed" deterrent to people who are seeking asylum or looking to enter the U.S. without the proper documentation. They want to use children as a pawn in a chess match? Yes, that's what Attorney General Jeff Sessions flat out said - if … Continue reading Let me make sure I understand this correctly……