Adoption is a Holy Mission and the Message of the Wisemen

Wisemen Three young boys shuffled on the stage in bathrobes. They hovered in the background while shepherds, sheep and cows knelt before the baby-doll- Jesus in the manger. They seemed tacked on to the production, adding no value or having no major significance. Yet, nothing could be further from the truth. These Wisemen, who were [...]

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Peace in the Process

I was going to share a post about the Thanksgiving holiday today. I had it written up in my notebook, ready to type up and add a cute graphic. I changed my mind when I saw Kristin Hill Taylor's book, Peace in the Process, kindle version is free today! I couldn't pass up the opportunity to support [...]

Peace in the Process and Thanksgiving!

Kristin Taylor is guest posting today, visiting from kristinhilltaylor.com. Kristin is the author of Peace in the Process The same year my middle-child Ben was born and adopted into our family, our small group from church started a tradition. I’m not sure we knew it was going to be a tradition, but this group – [...]

National Adoption Month – A Few Words on Orphans

November is National Adoption Month! I’m doing a giveaway of 25 Days of Thriving Through Christmas on Facebook and Instagram. One book for Facebook winner and one for Instagram! Find the posts and tag three friends to get your name in the drawing.  The Whole House Team will draw and share the winners, live on [...]

Understanding Your Adopted/Foster Child’s History

“A scar is evidence of a wound, but also evidence that we can heal.”- Scott McClellan I didn’t think it would be this hard. My child’s behaviors are out of control. He got kicked off the school bus AGAIN. He keeps punching kids in line. The whole house is like a war zone. I thought [...]