3 Important Benefits of Gratitude in the Tough Times

3 Important Benefits of Gratitude in the Tough Times

In today's episode I want to talk about thankfulness & gratitude. 

It can be really hard to feel grateful when we're going through a tough time, but I believe that it's just as important as ever to find things to appreciate in our lives, and to express our thankfulness to God and others. In this episode, I'm going to share with you three (3) reasons why being grateful in tough times is so important. So grab a cup of coffee or tea and join me as we explore the importance of gratitude.

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The (Unexpected) Pressures of Being an Adoptive Parent

The (Unexpected) Pressures of Being an Adoptive Parent
If you're thinking about becoming an adoptive parent, or are in the process of adopting, you're probably aware of many challenges that come with the territory. From the paperwork and legalities to the physical and emotional tolls, there's no denying that adoption is a big undertaking. 

What you may not be prepared for, however, are the pressures that come with being an adoptive parent over the long term. When you become an adoptive parent, you are signing up for a lifetime of love, laughter, and surprises. You might think that the biggest challenge you'll face as an adoptive parent is the initial adjustment period—getting to know your new child and helping them adjust to their new home.

But for many adoptive parents, the most challenging years are yet to come. In my program, Success For Second Moms I share about the life cycle of adoptive families and certain trouble spots to be aware of in each of the phases. 
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Success For Second Moms, Adoptive moms, pre-adoption trauma

Churches - we need you! Tips to Support Second Moms

Churches - we need you! Tips to Support Second Moms
How Churches Can Support Women who are Moms in Complex Families such as Adoptive Moms & Step-Moms

Just imagine…You're a mom, and you're not the child's first mom. They don’t automatically look to you as their home base, as “mom”.  You feel alone, unsupported, and like you don't quite fit in anywhere, and while your church has been an integral part of your life for years, you’re feeling less and less connected, less and less understood, less and less supported.
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Church support, adoptive moms, step-moms, blended families, complex families, second mom, Legacy Living,

New Season for Legacy Living TODAY!

New Season for Legacy Living TODAY!

THIS EPISODE ANSWERS THE QUESTION, 

WHICH IS CORRECT TO SAY, "ADOPTIVE" OR "ADOPTED"?  

Whether or not you're in an "ADOPTIVE" family or have either "ADOPTED" or been adopted, it's likely that adoption had been a factor in the life of someone you know. But this episode is more than just a grammar lesson!  Listen to today's episode of Legacy Living TODAY.  Feedback is definitely welcome. Follow to make sure you don't miss upcoming episodes and share with your friends who would like to listen as well.  
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adoption, adoptive, adopted, Christian faith, legacy living,