Carissa South

Carissa is a loving wife, mother, and educator holding a masters of reading from the University of Central Oklahoma. She loves helping around their farm by taking care of the goats, chickens, and dogs. Her newly-adopted daughter brings lots of new challenges to her life as she is learning to balance work, family, and parenting.
Birth Mother's Day

A Letter to My Daughter’s Birth Mother on Mother’s Day

I see you in her smile. I see you in her eyes. I see you in her determination and strong will. I hear you in her laughter. You will always be a part of our daughter's life and...
Reactive Attachment Disorder

My Child has RAD. Here’s What You Don’t See.

"Charming. Angelic. Sweet. Charismatic." These are the adjectives I typically hear after people meet my adopted daughter. At home, though, you would see a different picture. If I tell her no or we have to do anything that...
When Are You Going To Have A Baby

When Are You Having A Baby?

It's the question that every young married couple hates to hear, "When are you two going to have a baby?" My husband and I have heard that question so many times we have lost...