It takes a loving and caring couple to bring an adopted child into their home. And every year, thousands of couples make room in their homes—and their hearts—for these special children. This story collection celebrates the individuals and families who experience these feelings firsthand. From first-time parents, anxiously awaiting the phone call that their little one has arrived to a single woman who crosses the Atlantic to find her heart’s child, this inspiring collection will touch every person who picks it up. The newest volume from the beloved and bestselling Cup of Comfort® series is sure to resonate with the thousands of happy couples who adopt children every year—and those looking to become mothers and fathers.
Barbara gives an overview of the book:
As an attorney who handles adoption cases, I’ve found they run the gamut: for some, the sweetest moments of parents’ lives as they welcome a new life into their family; for others, despair as a birth mother changes her mind and keeps the baby at the last minute. International adoptions are a different animal, as parents spend outlandish amounts of money and two to five years waiting for a foreign child to arrive. Sometimes parents adopting foster children discover difficulties they never knew existed when the child was younger. What I never expected was that adoption would become a part of my own personal history.
A published writer since the age of 18, I honed my skills through the Honors College at Kent State before sidetracking through motherhood and law school. I'm currently on my third family, this one with three special needs children, and my 17th novel manuscript, as well as my...