Author: Lauren Rose

Daylight Savings Time

10 Feb 2018 Posted by Lauren Rose in Balance

Love it or hate it, it always visits twice a year. That’s right, it’s almost Daylight Savings Time. As a kid, I remember loving when we would get an extra hour in the fall – that meant an extra hour to sleep, an extra hour…

Paying Our Dues

10 Jan 2018 Posted by Lauren Rose in Balance

Recently, my best friend Katelyn confided in me that she had decided to switch careers and industries because for her, it seems like the best opportunity at this time. Her boss was understandably devastated, as she’s a hard worker and she’s been with the company…

What Inspires You?

10 Nov 2017 Posted by Lauren Rose in Balance, Gratitude

With the negativity I see every morning on the news, I wanted to write about something that inspires me. Too many times, I get caught up watching tv. I let it get to me. There’s sad stories, tragedies, scary stories, and I drive to work…

Adoption Reunions: The Good & The Bad

10 Aug 2017 Posted by Lauren Rose in Balance

Continuing on the topic of adoption, I wanted to discuss what can happen when an adopted child and birth parent reunite. A birth parent and an adopted child can get in contact with one another in different ways, but this depends on the type of…

Birth Parents & Adoption

10 Jul 2017 Posted by Lauren Rose in Balance

Last month, I discussed the short term and long term issues experienced by adopted children. Today, I wanted to share some research and feedback based on the issues and feelings experienced by the birth parents who give their child up for adoption.   Based on…