Songs about adopting and being adopted. This wonderful 1991 CD includes songs for both children and adults. My Forever Family is a moving musical journal of the adoption process and the happy fun-filled songs introduce adoption in a way that kids of all ages can understand and sing about.

You can listen to snippets of the My Forever Family individual songs here. You also can purchase an mp3 and you can order the sheet music. 

There are a very limited number of CDs still available for anyone who would like to order the entire original CD.  Click HERE to for an all-in cost of $15 per CD (includes shipping).


photo of letter from Fred Rogers congratulating Mrs. Silver on My Forever Family
Photo of My Forever Family album cover with Songs About Adopting and Being Adopted Lisa Silver and Wendy Spira

My Forever Family

Lisa Silver / Wendy Spira

Different Shapes and Sizes

Lisa Silver / Wendy Spira

My Native Land   

Lisa Silver / Wendy Spira

Everybody But Me   

Lisa Silver / Wendy Spira

Red Tape   

Lisa Silver / Wendy Spira

A Gift From You 

Lisa Silver / Wendy Spira

Mommy Tell Me   

Lisa Silver / Teri Simon

Two Counties  

Lisa Silver / Wendy Spira

My Forever Family Reprise   

Lisa Silver / Wendy Spira

The First Step   

Lisa Silver / Wendy Spira

Is My Baby Out there Somewhere 

Lisa Silver / Wendy Spira

My Baby’s Comin’ Home   

Lisa Silver / Wendy Spira



Produced and Arranged by Lisa Silver
Co-produced by Wendy Spira
All songs by Lisa Silver and Wendy Spira, c. Sweet Silver Music
Lead and background vocals: Lisa Silver
Kids’ Vocals: Caity McCollister, Lia Spira, Becky Paxton, Deah Hays, Paige Watson, Jennifer Henry, Chancey White, Brittany Reeves, Ethan Goodwin
Keyboards: Clayton Ivey, Conni Ellisor, Mike Lawler, Lisa Silver
Guitars: John Willis, Jamie Brantley, Bruce Dees, Jerry Kimbrough
Bass: Steve Brantley, John Willis
Synth Bass: Clayton Ivey, Mike Lawler
Tuba: Larry Paxton
Violin/Fiddle: Lisa Silver
Drum Sequencing: John Willis, Biff Watson, Bruce Dees, Steve Brantley
 Percussion: Tom Roady
Track Sequencing: Biff Watson, Mike Lawler, Bruce Dees, Conni Ellisor, Costo Davis
 Engineering: Bruce Dees, Russell Long, Costo Davis, Steve O’Brien, Steve Brantley
Digital Editing: Russell Long at 16th Avenue Sound
Mastering: M.C. Rather and Hollis Flat at Custom Mastering

Recorded in Nashville, Tennessee, at Reelfoot Recording, Biff Bangs Productions, Willis World, Costo Davis Music Service, Steve O’Brien’s

High Notes From the Experts!

My Forever Family is a great way to open the doors of communication!” Pat Johnson, Adoption educator and author of Adopting After Infertility

“This special tape is a must for adoptive families…” Friends of Children of Various Nations

“…a vehicle for presenting adoption terms and ideas to young children in a very happy way…” Laurel Strassberger, Latin American Parents Association

My Forever Family speaks to children and parents alike.”  Cynthia Peck, editor of Roots and Wings

“…songs that can only add to a child’s self esteem…” M.E. Froelich, Resolve of Twin Cities

“Don’t buy this — your children will drive you crazy, as they will have all the lyrics memorized in about 30 minutes…”  Jerri Ann Jenista, MD, Pediatrician, nationally known adoption authority and adoptive mother.