Save Lexi

Our foster son, Z.   This post will not win me any friends.   I already know that.   But there is this burning in my gut that I just can't ignore. Maybe because it is too close. It hasn't quite been 3 months since we did the unthinkable.   We took our son,

An insanely bittersweet day: How I really feel about our adoption

3 years ago today, our lives changed profoundly. Leyla moved in. Maddy gained a sister. Ryan and I gained a daughter.  And our friends Darin & Deanna, with their two girls, let go of the baby they had raised since birth. They were really her only family... Until we came along. Just weeks before we