This is the third part of our adoption journey to Eliza, our precious daughter. You can read part one here and part two here. I would say that as soon as we put our yes on the table and joyfully learned a sweet two-week-old baby girl would soon be our daughter, things started falling into place. […]Read More eliza's adoption story: part 3
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 from their closets. Without them, this sale would have been 1/15th of the size! I’m […]Read More and the total is…
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 breakfast in the early morning hours. I pour myself coffee as our two-year-old, his bedhead […]Read More why we're adopting again
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 this journey of bringing a new little one into our hearts and home. We look […]Read More party of 5
November is National Adoption Month. I think the best way to understand adoption is to hear the stories. To see the faces and know the names and feel the heartbeat of people all around us who have caught a glimpse of the glow. My beautiful friend Natalie has an equally beautiful heart, and I’ve asked […]Read More my friend natalie
Those of you familiar with international adoption know that it is a process. I am so thrilled so share that the very final step in the very paper-heavy international adoption process is complete! Joseph received his American Certificate of Citizenship today. We have so many dates to celebrate with our little guy — his adoption […]Read More Joseph is now an American citizen! Introducing his Certificate of Citizenship!
This might be the best video I’ve ever seen that echoes our feelings on international adoption.Read More This might be the best video I've ever seen that echoes our feelings on international adoption.
This might be the best video I’ve ever seen that echoes our feelings on international adoption.Read More This might be the best video I’ve ever seen that echoes our feelings on international adoption.
I’ve been thinking a lot about fear. Fear of letting go of comforts. Fear of being judged. Fear of failure. Fear of being a hypocrite. Fear of missing out on the story God is writing. Fear of shouting too loudly. Fear of being too quiet. Fear of risking it all. Fear of losing it all. […]Read More fear, international adoption, + learning from martyrs.
making adoption affordable.Read More making adoption affordable.