Monthly Archives: April 2015

and the total is…

Friends, I’m blown away! I’m so humbled to announce the total from our Shop Our Closets fundraiser for our upcoming adoption. But first, can I just say: Thank you! Thank you to all of my amazing friends who generously contributed items … Continue reading

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shop our closets for adoption

As we walk into the unknown and trust God that he will form our family in the ways only He can, we go through all of the paperwork and processes to ensure this adoption is done correctly and ethically. We’ve just completed … Continue reading

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why we're adopting again

Every morning, I stumble out of bed, grab my Coke-bottle glasses, and shuffle my way across the hardwood floors into the kitchen. Our four-year-old waits patiently for his oatmeal, and his hand always seems to find mine as I make … Continue reading

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sister, sister

I didn’t grow up with sisters. I have one younger brother, and spent my childhood bossing him around, convincing him to play Barbies. I always wondered what it’d be like to have a sister. Could I borrow clothes from her? … Continue reading

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be the 3 percent: a leadership lesson we all need

Pre-kids Kayla took on-a-whim trips all the time. Two littles later, my spontaneity has waned. But when I got an email about a ticket to the Go Blog Social writing/blogging conference in Kansas City — with just a week’s notice — … Continue reading

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party of 5

These boys are going to be great big brothers. Our little tribe is growing! After lots of prepping and praying, we’re thrilled to share that we’re adding to our family through adoption. We’re grateful for your love and support as we go into … Continue reading

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