Unconventional Families

My name is Loren. I am a 32 year old adoptee from New Orleans. I want to write an anthology of stories about unconventional families. I want to hear from adoptees, adoptive Parents, birth parents, children in foster care, foster parents, biological siblings affected by adoption or foster siblings, case workers who helped place children, […]

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It’s All About (The) STRUGGLE

Yea. So its been rough.  I was told that my heart is twisted to the right in my chest and ventricular contractions are premature meaning my blood isn’t fully oxygenated. I have to go have a stress test and wear a halter monitor for 24 hours to see how severe things are. Its scary. On […]

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Some Good News!

I GOT A NEW CAR! Its a 2017 Nissan Sentra SV. Its got the brake assist. Rear view camera. Bluetooth hands free phone. Under 50k miles. And I got a great deal. Its the first good thing to happen to me in a while. I’m so excited. It handles like a dream. Just wanted to […]

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Adoptable Pets of the Week

This weeks adoptable dog is Maui! My name is Maui! I am an older rat terrier mix looking for a good home. I came to PAWS with my teeth in terrible condition, most of which were surgically removed. The workers here at the shelter have been taking wonderful and patient care of me, learning how […]

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