Emilie loves Ellery, so much. Her chosen loss, her entrusting Ellery to Kenny and me, is drenched in brave, genuine love.
Why I Love Open Adoption
would often think about the fact there is a woman out there making a difficult decision. Maybe she has already decided on placing her child? Does she have support in her decision? Are people constantly asking when she is due? Is she is having a boy or a girl? Are others sharing their personal pregnancy/ birth stories not knowing the heartache she is going through?
Preview of Rick's Story (short)
"At 16 the thought of being a father when I could barely change my own tire was just completely overwhelming."
Shawn & Cheryl | Adoptive Parents from Tennessee
Olivia is blessed to have so many people that love her. She will grow up healthy and confident because of all that love!
It was time for me to be brave — Keven's story of becoming a dad
I have always wanted to be a father. Even as a child I would think about what it would be like when, one day, I have a child of my own. I thought of the things I would like to pass down to them, the experiences, the memories I would like to create with them, my faith, my fanboy level love of Superman. The one thing that never crossed my mind was adoption.
Sara | An Adoptive Mom from Texas
"As a child, I would have never dreamed I would adopt, but after several years of marriage it became very apparent that God had built us for just that."
So Much Pain to Bring Me So Much Joy — Marissa's Story of Becoming a Mom
I longed to be a mother, and I had an emptiness that I so desperately wanted to be filled. But I didn’t realize that it was important for me to grieve for the children I could never bear.
The Agape Project
The Agape Project began with an adoptive mom who wanted to created an awareness video to educate others on adoption. Listen to what these birth mothers have to say and what they want their children to know.
Sarah's Story of Hope
In this video, Sarah details her adoption story - from going to the pregnancy center, to working with her social worker, to even her own personal faith journey.
A single mom once made a difficult and loving decision to place her daughter for adoption. It was out of her deep love for her daughter and her other children that she chose adoption. Watch this video as it documents the journey before, during and after her baby's birth.