• Daily Devotion

    Daily Devotion

    Using a daily scripture as a starting point, Pam shares openly about her journey as a mom of children from hard places in easy-to-grasp daily devotions that guide families toward the heart of God in the midst of the hard places within their family.

  • Additional Scripture Study

    Additional Scripture Study

    A successful journey of parenting children from hard places requires the Word as its foundation. Each day has additional scripture study to allow readers to dive into the biblical principles around caring for orphaned and wounded children.

  • Prayer Starter

    Prayer Starter

    ometimes the hardest part of praying is finding the words to say, especially in the hard and heart-breaking moments. Each day includes a prayer starter to help guide readers into open conversation with God about their struggles, concerns and fears.

  • Contemplative Questions

    Contemplative Questions

    Engaging questions for individuals, couples or small groups to help them evaluate their motives and expectations for the journey of parenting children from hard places.

  • Group Discussion Tool

    Group Discussion Tool

    A perfect tool for orphan care organizations and ministries of any size to use to engage their families in meaningful conversation about the joys, struggles and fears of foster care and adoption from a biblical perspective.

  • Wisdom for Couples

    Wisdom for Couples

    A resource guide to assist husbands and wives in talking openly about their concerns, challenges and hopes as they consider foster care or adoption; or, as they walk out parenting children from hard places who are already part of their family.

Explore the Ready or Not Series

The only biblically-centered devotional series designed for foster and adoptive families.


Ready or Not Discovery

30-Days for Growing Families

  • Count the Cost of Becoming a Foster or Adoptive Parent
  • Explore God's Heart for Foster Care & Adoption
  • Revisit the "Why" Behind What You're Doing as a Foster or Adoptive Parent
  • A Great Small Group Resource for Ministries Supporting Foster & Adoptive Parents

Ready or Not Battle-Weary

30-Days for Families in Crisis

  • Encouragement for Families at the End of Their Rope
  • Vulnerable Walk Through the Issues Facing Foster & Adoptive Families
  • Truth-filled Study to Help Parents Refocus Their Heart Energy on God's Word
  • Helpful for Parents Who Feel Alone & Heartbroken

About Pam Parish

Pam Parish is the founder of Connections Homes an Atlanta-based organization impacting the lives of young adults who are aging out of foster care, homeless or without family. She and her husband, Steve, are the parents of seven young adult daughters. One of their daughters came to them through the gift of birth and six through the gift of foster care and adoption. The are also Pops and Nana to four adorable grandchildren. Pam blogs about foster care, adoption and family at pamparish.com.


From Pam, A Few Things You Might Not Know…

  • I’m really an introvert. No, really.
  • I am a country gal. Camo, camping and hammocks—that’s me
  • In heaven I have one request, well two, a brownie tree & vanilla milkshake river
  • I’m a die-hard Kentucky Wildcats Men’s Basketball fan #bbn
  • I love NFL games. I scream at the TV like a wild-woman