Many Kinds
of Families

Ever Bending Never Breaking

Meet our Family...

When you adopt children with dynamic needs you ride a roller coaster full of ups and downs. It can be exciting one minute and terrifying the next. Welcome to Many Kinds of Families where we are ever bending, never breaking. 

Cary Lynn and Amy

On the Blog

The Long Winding Road

Not Everyone Will Understand Your Journey. That’s Fine. It’s Not Their Journey To Make Sense Of. It’s Yours-  Zero Dean That’s the truth of this

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Sorrow and Joy

We could never learn to be brave and patient , if there were only joy in the world- Helen Keller I’m sitting in the kitchen on

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Finding Hope

“Mental health problems don’t define who you are. They are something you experience. You walk in the rain and you feel the rain, but, importantly,

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The Purpose of Genius

The letter came with the bills, two fliers, and a reminder that I desperately need to contact a random place for my extended car warranty. I

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The Other Mother

Giving birth does not make a mother.  Placing a child for adoption does not make her less of one. As we head into Mother’s

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Fifteen and rolling

Dear Marvin, When you first entered our lives you were 18 months old.  You came right out of foster care on a cold December day. 

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