Tonya’s Adoption Journey

Thank you for joining me on my adoption journey! I invite you to read through my blog as I share what is on my heart.


  • Unconditional Love

    Unconditional Love

    Dear Expecting Momma, You have spent close to 9 months making a child inside your body and chosen to give the child life. That is no easy task. Now, you are creating an adoption plan and I can only imagine that the first question in your mind is how to find a family that will…

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  • Better Together

    Better Together

    Life’s journey was never meant to be walked solo. As the proverb says, “As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another”. Being on the adoption journey as a single parent, I need to be as sharp as I can be physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. I’ve been so blessed to be surrounded by a…

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  • Seasons Come and Seasons Go

    Seasons Come and Seasons Go

    Sometimes, the grass isn’t always greener on the other side. Way back in 2nd grade, I had the worst teacher I could have ever imagined. I was in a classroom with lots of bullies and the teacher was the biggest one of them. As if the daily stress as a 7 year old facing this…

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  • Handprints on the Heart

    Handprints on the Heart

    About 15 years ago, I went on a tour of historical homes. As expected, the houses were typically embellished with simple charm and elegance. I was in the process of buying and furnishing my first home so I was hoping to get some great ideas. 15 years later, I honestly can’t remember tying any specific…

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  • Back to my Roots

    Back to my Roots

    I love my job as a chemist. I love teaching kids about a man named Jesus. When I get to combine sciency-fun experiments as object lessons for my class, I get super excited. I’m a bit of a dork. A few semesters ago, coincidentally enough- this was the same time frame that I committed myself…

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Adoption Assistance Julie Erwin (502)254-2425 adoption@adoptionassistance.com

Angel Adoption Aimee Vitellaro (877)264-3555 aimee@angeladoptioninc.com

OR contact me directly at tonyahopestoadopt@gmail.com