Listening to Adoptees: A Chat with Britta Hoffman

Listening to Adoptees: A Chat with Britta Hoffman

Last time on the blog, Hannah Eloge of Kindred and Co encouraged our community to listen to birth moms, expectant parents, and adoptees. That’s why we’re especially excited to share today’s blog. This month we sat down with Britta Hoffman, one of the Storytellers of our adoption community. Britta chatted with us about her experience…

Learning to Listen: A Chat with Adoptive Mama Hannah Eloge

At Adopt a Love Story, we celebrate the strong women of the adoption movement. From expectant moms to adoptive moms, we see that their powerful love creates forever homes. March is Women’s History Month, and we’re thinking about how adoption can empower women on every side of the adoption story, and we’re learning how to…

The In-Between Time

I feel like I have been sitting here for quite some time now. That in-between space. Honestly, my heart grows weary just thinking about it. Three years ago, we had just move to Africa. Three years ago we were in the in-between of our single married life and our first adoption. Not knowing when we…

While We Wait

“Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.” C.S. Lewis I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.” —John 16:33 Over the last year, we’ve been on a journey called adoption. We’ve experienced…

Loving his birth mom

When we started the adoption process, I came into it a little blind. I always knew I would love this sweet little baby that would soon become part of our family. I knew we would fall more and more in love with him daily, spend our life wanting better for him and praying for him…

Perspective: Lifting Our Eyes Beyond This Week

I woke up this morning to a message from a dear friend. In the message she told me that a little baby boy in an orphanage in Uganda had passed away. Immediately my head went back to six years ago working in a public hospital in Kampala. There I watched a little boy slip from…

Jason and Jennifer: An Adoption Story

The journey of adoption is dynamic and beautiful, but it can also be isolating and difficult. Historically, adoptions have often happened quietly, and the process was little understood. In our time, adoptive families have transformed the movement of adoption into a redemptive narrative, and a celebration of love and community. Recently I joined adoptive parents…

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