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 from the Philippines at 1.5 years old, and she’s generously is sharing her perspective and […]

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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 get you were you need to go. The path of parenthood is amazing and beautiful and […]

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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 the specific stories that make up Joseph’s journey — the intimate building blocks that make up our […]

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my friend natalie

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 […]

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