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 […]
Steven and Liz’s Adoption Journey
Tell me a little bit of your family’s story of adopting your two sons. Good Shepherd facilitated two adoptions for our family. The first came several months after we finished submitting all our adoption paperwork to our Good Shepherd adoption specialist. For our oldest child, we were considered and connected […]
Is Adoption the Right Choice for You?
Is this statement true for you? “I was never given information about adoption as an option during my pregnancy”. Sometimes medical professionals and crisis counselors do not bring up adoption as an option because they assume their patients and clients are not interested. Pregnant women often report they don’t consider […]
Addressing Concerns of Regret
Can you relate to this statement? “I was fearful that I would regret making an adoption plan so I didn’t really consider it.” This concern for regret is real, and not uncommon when you make difficult life decisions. Making a plan to place your child for adoption is one of […]