Tag Archives: international adoption

the kimball family: from zero to three

What does your family look like right now? My family consists of my husband Derek, who is a high school math teacher, Viola who is 6, Gideon who will be 5 in December and Charlotte who is 4 months old. … Continue reading

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january's adoption story

I haven’t been more excited about a guest post! I’m honored to share my friend January’s words on adoption. She has a beautiful heart and spends her days serving as a nurse at the University of Iowa. January was adopted … Continue reading

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darkness and an everlasting light: national adoption month

My fumbling feet traced the tile floor. Back and forth, back and forth. My aching arms wrapped around him, trying to give comfort but feeling so powerless. Hot tears streamed down his face. He cried out into the darkness and … Continue reading

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pursued: the anderson family

You know how you have friends, and then you have your people? Let me introduce you to the Andersons. They are our people. Like, really. They are. I wish we lived closer, because we’d probably get into a lot of … Continue reading

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created for care

If you’re an adoptive mama — or if you know one — I really want you to read this. Because registration for Created for Care is this week, and it is an absolutely amazing retreat for moms who’ve added to their … Continue reading

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this family is adopting two little girls

You guys, I have THE coolest family’s story to share with you. This is the Idehen family. Eric Idehen founded Cornerstone of Hope Orphanage in Nigeria as way to meet the needs of the neighborhood he grew up in. Eric … Continue reading

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cleaning my closet

I’m embarrassed. You see that overflowing mess? That’s my closet. I finally caught up on the laundry pile we lovingly refer to as Mount Washmore, and the over-abundance of clothes makes me feel kind of terrible. I’ve been holding onto clothes for … Continue reading

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