What do you want for Father’s Day?
by Mike Nardini, Board Chair I remember asking my dad what he wanted for Father’s Day when I was a kid, and he’d say something like, “Just get me a card.” And I’d roll my eyes because who in their right mind would ask for a card when they could get […]
Adopting an Older Child from Foster Care: Joel and Stephanie
Why is the family interested in adopting an older child? We became interested in adopting older children when we learned about the overwhelming need. The older a child gets the less likely it is for them to be adopted and this was heartbreaking for us to learn. We decided the […]
Rafe & Brittany: Party of Five
Why did you choose adoption? After fostering the kids for three years, we could not imagine our lives without them being in it! They had completely integrated into our families and stolen everyone’s hearts! Why was it important to adopt a sibling group or what does it mean to kids […]
Adoption Story: The Open Adoption Journey for Becky and Tony
Becky and her husband, Tony, have been blessed to welcome two sons to their family through adoption, their youngest, coordinated by Good Shepherd. Here, she shares some insights and knowledge she gained on the way to parenthood. How has your understanding about openness in adoption changed through working with Good […]