Episode 10: Growing a Family through Foster Care with Anna Quinlan and Anna Jordan


In this week’s episode, Lesley interviews three Coffee + Crumbs writers about how they each adopted baby boys through the foster care system. We discuss why they chose this route of adoption, the best and hardest parts along the way, and how to take the first step. Whether you’re considering adoption for your own family, or simply want to be inspired by real stories of powerful love, this is an episode you shouldn’t miss.

Show Notes

April's essay, When It Was Real. Read more of her essays here // Instagram

Anna Jordan's essay, Birth Mother. Read more of her essays here // Instagram 

Anna Quinlan's essay, The Hardest Mile. Read more of her essays here // Instagram // Website


Reclaiming Adoption by Dan Cruver and John Piper

Adopted for Life: The Priority of Adoption for Christian Families and Churches by Russell Moore

A great resource for attachment disorders is Dr. Karyn Purvis' Empowered to Connect