Adoption

AMB-Why Adopt Through Foster Care?

Did You Know May is National Foster Care Month?

Why are you adopting through foster care? That seems so…hard. I know what you’re thinking- wow, adopting through the foster care system sounds meaningful and like a worthy calling, but I just don’t think that I could do it.   I totally get it- my husband and I were there a year ago. We wondered if […]

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Tricia Noyola

Meet Tricia Noyola

Tricia Noyola My story began at an Eagles concert in 1983, where my parents conceived me after jamming out to a night of sweet seventies rock. This auspicious start would be an omen of things to come. I came out of the womb opinionated, headstrong and with my own sense of style.  This independence streak […]

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Is My Family Enough?

It happens every time I attend a party… full of 30 something women. Most of them moms of at least one at this point. Sipping our coffee, mimosa, cocktail, or glass of wine… the question emerges as we all gather in a circle for mom-chit chat. “Are you planning to have any more kids?” It […]

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Elora Ramirez

Meet Elora Ramirez

Hi. My name is Elora Nicole Ramirez, and I’ve been telling stories my whole life. Some of my earliest memories include reading Dr. Seuss books to the point I knew them by heart, editing my children’s books and Highlights Magazine to read more efficiently, and checking out as many books as possible from the library whenever […]

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The Gift of Adoption

To celebrate National Adoption Month, a dear friend of mine graciously accepted my request to interview her about her adoption journey for Austin Moms Blog. It was an honor to sit down with her over coffee and hear her story. She first led us in prayer and then I listened as this fiercely private, deeply […]

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