Adoption Stories

God doesn’t always call the prepared . . . but he always prepares the called!

God doesn’t always call the prepared . . . but he always prepares the called!

Chad and Amanda are the proud parents of 4 children.  A 5 year old son, two 2 year old twin daughters (whom they adopted through Covenant Kids), and a fourth they are expecting in October.  After finalizing their adoption in April of 2013 they felt led to bless Covenant Kids […]

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Older Child Adoption Videos

Older Child Adoption Videos

Have you considered adopting an older child?  Many children get stuck in our foster care system and face the possibility of “aging out of care” with the State of Texas as their “parent”.  The prospect of facing an independent life without the permanent support of a family can be daunting, […]

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Thank you: An Open Letter to Child Welfare Staff and Volunteers

I need to say thank you to each and every one of you for choosing to do this work.  Whether you are a foster parent, adoptive parent, case worker, intake staff, supervisor, support staff, administrative staff member, professional service provider, program director, company executive, volunteer, PRN, part-time, contract, etc . […]

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Jacob’s Forever Family

Jacob’s Forever Family

Bill and I had been married 18 years when we started our adoption journey.   Our story prior to that included a miscarriage, fertility testing, surgery, many years of waiting, disappointment and tears enough to swim through.   I was determined not to let go of hope, but hope seemed only to […]

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A Family for Nicholas and Gabe

A Family for Nicholas and Gabe

In 2006, after a long road of infertility issues, we were blessed to give birth to a little girl.  In 2009, we began to feel like our family was not complete. We knew that we did not want to go down the road of infertility treatments again. We felt that […]

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A Family for Jaylin

A Family For Jaylin

Today, 10/18/2012, marks one year since Jaylin came home.  This whole journey has been just that, a journey.  It has been amazing to see what God has done in a relatively short amount of time and we are greatly comforted by the fact that He never leaves us. After we […]

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Forever A Family

Forever A Family

Our adoption journey began about 3 ½ years ago.  We waited 9 months for our first foster child; a time of waiting God used to prepare and grow us in areas that we needed to enable us to better care for His hurting children.  The wait was worth it! A […]

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Levi and Khloe’s Adoption

Levi and Khloe’s Adoption

Levi and Khloe came into our lives in April 2009. Khloe came straight from the hospital where she was being treated for strangulation to the point of her limbs turning blue, and Levi came from a friend of the family’s where he had been starved for days. Khloe quit breathing […]

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Ashley’s Adoption Story

Ashley’s Adoption Story

Our adoption journey started on the TARE website. Well, actually I had been thinking and praying about adopting a child with special needs for quite some time. When I found the website and showed Joseph that ALL the children under the age of three on the site had some sort […]

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