Posts by Lisa Robertson

Triggers are a crazy thing.

Triggers are a crazy thing.

Triggers are a crazy thing. I never thought much about them before…before I started having them. Before I was trained...

No, Adoption is Not Second Best. – Guest Blog post by Barren to Blessed’s Caroline Bailey

I remember it as if it happened yesterday.  After our adoption of our daughter in 2010, family and friends gathered...

Headed up the Hill

Headed up the Hill

Right outside the main gate of Ancient Ephesus, there was a hill that acted as a – for lack of...

Stand Sunday – 3 Easy Ways to Tangibly Stand for Children in Foster Care

Stand Sunday – 3 Easy Ways to Tangibly Stand for Children in Foster Care

This Sunday, November 12th, is Stand Sunday – an expression of Orphan Sunday. Stand Sunday is an initiative through The...

The Goodbye Visit – Pain in Permanency

The Goodbye Visit – Pain in Permanency

I sit and stare at two framed pictures of our beautiful boy…his toys sprawled out behind them reminding me that...

Refusing Picture Perfect

Refusing Picture Perfect

It has been four years since we last had family photos done…Avery was 18 months old. And our photos were...

This moment with our son.

This moment with our son.

It was about 8:15 am on a June morning…my husband and I walked from the intake area of the surgery...

Am I too weak for foster care?

Hey…it’s me. It’s been awhile, I know…are you all still out there? I’m sorry to have left you high and...

We can do hard things.

We can do hard things.

Ah…foster care. It’s hard. And it’s about to get even harder for us as we’ve learned we will be saying...

No reservations, No retreats, No regrets

No reservations, No retreats, No regrets

Today marks mine and my husband’s 5 year wedding anniversary. Five years seems to have come and gone so quickly,...

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