Wednesday, April 07, 2004

Even when I feel hopeless

Originally Published April 7, 2004

I can assure you that even when you feel helpless or a little lost on what you are doing with the children you have placed into your care--you will still be the expert of what is right for them... Sometimes it is easy to be passive and think we don't now what we ae doing---but, the truth is that with love and contiued efforts as the parents we need to trust our on instincts...it is easy to let go of our judgement sometime during this journey of adopting an older child....but I feel one step that is important is our own confidence... Parents make mistakes now and then and it is not any different when our children are adopted....But, teaching everyone the things we have learned is not possible trusing in our own best efforts is sometimes the best we can do...This is a fantastic and awesome journey bumpy raods and all.

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