If You Can’t Be Perfect, Be Interested – Talking Adoption with Kathy Ledesma of AdoptUSKids

When I asked Kathy Ledesma, the National Project Director of AdoptUSKids, to share a story about how adoption has impacted her life, she did not hesitate. Ledesma recalled a memory from her time as the Adoption Program Manager for the State of Oregon instantly. In Kathy’s words: “I reviewed every termination case in Oregon, but … [Read more…]

Seton O’Connor of The Dan Patrick Show – The Dude, The Dad, The Danette

“Not again!”  I’m both anxious and livid as I stare at my silent phone. I’m two minutes into the start of an interview with Seton O’Connor of The Dan Patrick Show and we’ve been disconnected twice. Suddenly, though, my phone comes to life and a recognizable giggle echoes through the line, “Tobin?” All I can … [Read more…]

During National Adoption Month, Just Ask

October’s color was hot pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness.  Hot pink was everywhere – whether on the cleats of N.F.L. players or on the bright socks of the girls’ softball team that I watch practice while waiting for my son each Tuesday night. November ushers in a different, as righteous, cause more subtly … [Read more…]