Janet Taylor
November 26, 2018

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Two Kinds of Courage

I preface this post with the following-  While I am grateful that I have both these women in my life today, I am not naive enough to think everyone gets the same ending to there adoption. I thank those who have shared their...

Janet Taylor
August 1, 2018

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WE ALL MATTER

I consider myself to be fairly smart. I consider myself to be open to new ideas, new people and overall change. I consider myself to be fun, educated and full of life. I consider myself a great mom and a great friend. I consider...

Janet Taylor
April 14, 2018

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18 YEARS AGO

Today is your 18thbirthday. I am glad you made it to this day. To be honest though, this isn’t how I pictured it then…. I didn’t think I’d be texting you a birthday wish. I didn’t think I’d be crying at what happened...

Janet Taylor
March 15, 2018

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A Pain so Deep.

There is a pain a parent feels. There is something that breaks off inside every time you have to watch your child get hurt or hurt themselves. It is a pain that has no description beyond PAIN. It is beyond hopelessness and it is...

Janet Taylor
March 7, 2018

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HONESTY

I cannot begin to understand what a teenager is experiencing today, versus what it is I experienced years (ok, decades) ago as a teen myself. We did not label it “anxiety” or even refer to it as “stress”. We didn’t know...