“When you’re good to yourself, you’re good to me. So now and then, have a day away. Buy a gift for yourself, I’ll share it too, for your feelings flow out to me.” -Ruth Reardon, Listening To The Littlest Summer is halfway over and fall is peeking around the corner. Eventually, school will start again […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on The Importance of Self Care for Parents
As the end of the school year approaches and we prepare for the summer season, some parents and students like to give their teacher an end-of-year gift in recognition of all the hard work and dedication the teacher has given in helping their students learn and grow. Maybe you have the perfect gift in mind, […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Gift with Purpose
I was born into the foster care system in NJ in 1968 and later adopted by my foster family when I was three years old. At the time of my adoption, my original birth certificate was sealed by the court and I was given an amended birth certificate with my adoptive parents’ names on it. The […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Mislabeled
How do three people collaborate on a book? We thought it would be fun to do an author Q&A so you can see how much we enjoyed working together on Adoption Is a Lifelong Journey — and how we think alike! Enjoy! 1. Why did you decide to write Adoption Is a Lifelong Journey? Jen: Kelly, Katie and I have […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on How to Write a Book – a Look Behind the Scenes
Lately, when friends and family ask me how things are going, the conversation looks something like this: “How have you been? How’s work going?” “Work is great…I wrote a book…!” Yes, that’s right. I wrote a book. Every time I say it out loud I find it hard to believe the words. It did not […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on I Wrote a Book ?!