I am an author, adoptee, and adoptee advocate who is downright passionate about sharing this good news with the entire adoption triad!


For adoptees, freedom from their painful, anger-ridden past.

For adoptive parents, freedom from their condemning selves.


This photo of prize pearls represents adopted and foster children that parents would travel the world for. At times, they get discouraged because their kids come from hard placed. This blog is designed to encourage.

Adoptive, Foster, and Birth Parents Long for This

Imagine standing at Tiffany’s jewelry showcase.

Your eyes are drawn to a lustrous, huge. string of pearl, set in a simple, yet elegant setting.

All of us would love having those pearls.

However, there’s another pearl far more precious to adoptive and foster parents…a pearl you would travel to the ends of the earth to obtain…a pearl that can’t be bought.

What the Pearl Is for Parents

It’s the pearl of intimacy between you and your adopted child.

Intimacy means creating an environment that nurtures a give-and-take relationship, which is foundational for future healthy relationships.

Ponder this….and I’ll share more about the pearl in the days to come.

“…the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant looking for fine pearls…” (Matthew 13:46)

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