Choosing forever

The following is the post I wrote for little miss the day we were asked to be her adoptive family. Before my husband and I even said yes, I knew that I knew that I knew I wanted her in our family . . . forever.There is the cutest, sweetest little creature. You haven't met

One phrase you MUST NOT SAY to an adoptive mom — and 8 reasons why

I've heard it. You've heard it. Maybe you've said it. You know someone. I know someone. Maybe you know 10 someones. And yet saying it is seriously not cool.  "As soon as you adopt, you'll get pregnant." Here are 8 reasons why you should never say this to an adoptive mom. 1  -- No one

We have a date!!!

"HELLO WORLD! I'm about to become a Lewis -- for real!" We have a date!April 15 -- otherwise known as the day you pay the government money -- will have a new meaning for our little family.On April 15, little miss will be ours forever. And we will be hers.Betcha can't wait to see photos of her

Story of a forced abortion

Dear anonymous -- I think I speak for all my readers when I say, I am so, so sorry for what you went through. I can't imagine losing twins -- enduring that at a young age -- and having no choice in your abortion. Wishing you much love and healing.RachelA story of two lives lost,

Carrie’s Story: Breaking the silence on recurrent pregnancy loss

Carrie,Thank you so much for opening up on all the taboo topics -- including the death of your two precious babies. I know that breaking the silence IS helping others.Much love to you,RachelI just finished reading your blog post, "Why miscarriage matters when your pro-life." I read it outloud to my husband while we were