You all… The past 8 days. Holy cow. I can’t even begin to tell you… This morning, only one coffee in, I was sitting down texting with one of my dear friends. We often text back and forth through out the day about anything and everything. I have several friends that are my life lines,
Last night was the third and final home study visit. The first two were at the home study offices downtown. The first visit both Michael and I were a little nervous, but more eager to just get the home study completed. Just bring on the inquisition so we can bring home our baby already !
I don’t like to sugar coat things. If I am feeling sappy, thats what you get. If I am feeling angry, that is what you get, if I am feeling sad that is what you get. Just tell it how it is, right? No fluff. So . We made it to the first day of
Last Sunday we had a huge fundraiser for our little lamb’s adoption fund. Over 130 adults and kids came to eat Churrasco! If you don’t know, Churrasco is Brazilian BBQ, and it is the best food you will ever eat ! We served steak, chicken, cheese bread, rice and beans, and salad. It was delicious.
You know what frightens me? How easy it is to break someone’s spirit. More specifically a child’s spirit. One look. One statement. One declaration. One sigh of disapproval or disappointment. They all can deliver crushing blows. I wish I could say that I have only built up my children, and not tore them down. That
Our Family Profile Books for expectant mothers arrived the other day. All 15 of them. When I hold them in my hands, my heart begins to beat really fast, and a wave of heat washes over my entire body… In just mere weeks these will be in the hands of sweet expectant mothers, and
Lili asks me everyday when we will go back to South Dakota. Seems as if that trip has stolen her heart. I love that just three packed full days could have had such an impact on her ! Personally I agree with her , I can’t wait to go back either !
Your name means , “flower from heaven.” God gifted you to us. Our wildflower. Beautiful. Untamed. Wild. And free. Sweet. Dainty. And Delicate. Vibrant. Alive. Reaching for the light. Yet rooted deep down in the love and care of your creator. You are unlike any other, and we
As we rushed full speed into the adoption world, I began to greedily read everything I could on the subject. My office, and nightstand is piled high with books on attachment, post traumatic stress disorder, and the adopted child. We are definitely swimming in uncharted waters, and I am trying to learn and educate myself
Three and a half months ago we made the decision to adopt. April 14 th . Seems like ages ago that I allowed my heart to break and whispered , “yes..” I’ll never forget that day… it will be forever etched in my mind as one of the best decisions we have ever made. Originally