It’s been a whirlwind of a year with our Lucy Pearl and I still cannot believe we are parents to a one year old. The old cliché “time flies when you’re having fun” is absolutely true when raising kids. Andrew and I have loved every single moment, even the hard ones, because we prayed for these days long before they came. Because Lulu’s year milestone was such a momentous occasion for many reasons, we decided to celebrate in the only way we know possible. With a farm party, of course!
Over this past year, I started writing post after post about our adoption journey, beginning to end, and faced an emotional block each time. There was so much to include. Maybe I wasn’t in the right head space. Maybe it was too hard to articulate in just a blog post (shocker for me, I know). Maybe I needed a larger platform so that more people would hear our story and feel encouraged. Whatever the reason, I couldn’t pull the trigger on the prior posts. Because the path to Lucy Pearl was filled with so many God winks and spectacular details only God can take credit for, I decided to record a podcast for Sarah’s Laughter and share it all with the world.Read More
It is with great excitement that I announce we are now matched with a wonderful birth mother and expecting a precious baby girl in the coming months! The girl we have prayed for, longed for and desired for so long, our Lucy Pearl, is finally becoming a reality. As you can imagine, our hearts are unbelievably full as we anxiously await her arrival.