Archives for June 2014

Our Adoption Story: Elizabeth Flowers

Elizabeth Flowers shared her adoption story at a PCHAS luncheon in Houston: My husband Heath and I had always wanted to be parents, and after trying to conceive for more than five years, we began to explore adoption. When we started the adoption process with PCHAS, we were well aware that a mother’s decision to (Read More…)

A Day in the Life of a Home Parent: Joyce Fuentes

Joyce Fuentes, a PCHAS Home Parent, shares what a typical day is like for her and her husband, Raul. Here is her story. What is a Home Parent’s life like? Well it depends upon the day. If it is a weekday, then we follow strict timelines in order to keep everything running smoothly. Here’s what (Read More…)

PCHAS Staff Profile – Gayle Jordan

PCHAS Staff Profile – Gayle Jordan, Advanced Education Coordinator by Jared Scott Tesler and Margaret Barry When Gayle Jordan was 14 years old, her mother, who was single and working two jobs, made a very difficult call to Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services (PCHAS) in Itasca.  She had decided that though she tried her best (Read More…)