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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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when parenting is hard

As soon as you set off on the adoption journey , as you start walking down the path of pregnancy — you realize something. Your little one isn’t here yet, but this parenting thing? It’s already hard and there’s no map to … 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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a real foster care adoption story

I’m so thrilled to introduce you to my amazing friend Kaia. I met her last year and she is just the type of mom I want to be. She’s hilarious and creative and compassionate and just the type of woman … Continue reading

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Saturday fun: giveaway winners, new hair, laundry & more

We made it. It’s the weekend, you guys! So, how are you? Like really…how are you? I have to throw a big shout out to my awesome husband who gave me some uninterrupted mom time this so I could tune … Continue reading

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favorite adoption book for kids: a mother for choco

Every once in a while, we field a really silly adoption question. It goes a little something like this: Will you tell Joseph he was adopted? Our reaction is usually laughter. Because it’s a little obvious. We’ve been talking with … Continue reading

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national adoption month

November is National Adoption Month. Maybe you know this about me, but adoption has kind of a special place in my heart. (You can read more about our journey to Joseph here.) While I’ve written about adoption, I’ve never really shared … Continue reading

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