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).… Continue reading Wait. Just Wait.
Well hello strangers! My absence on the blog doesn’t come without a good excuse. As of last June, we were preparing for a special little girl’s arrival (read more here) and on July 20, 2018 at 10:11 a.m., Lucy Pearl was born, weighing 7.2 lbs and 20” long. There aren't words to describe the overwhelming… Continue reading Life with Lucy
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… Continue reading Waiting on Lucy Pearl…
Because of an intense stirring in my heart, it’s been a little quiet on the blog lately. When Andrew and I first met, we always talked about adoption and the desire to open our hearts and home to orphans after we had biological children. Just as we have all been adopted by our Heavenly Father,… Continue reading Matters of the Heart…
Now that we have had a few weeks to process our emotions, the fire for adoption is still burning strong and we are beginning the footwork for the next one. Since the last adoption connection wasn’t through an agency or consulting company, we were able to handle the cost requirement mostly on our own. We… Continue reading Bringing Home Bayou Baby.
Failed adoptions happen to other people, not us, right? Wrong. Since my last post, Andrew and I jumped headfirst into our adoption journey and quickly pursued a situation that literally fell into our lap. On a Tuesday we hopped on the adoption train and that Friday, we received a phone call about the unique adoption… Continue reading Picking up the Pieces.
For those of you who regularly follow this blog and have kept up with our desire for a family, you already know the pain and heartache of our 4 year battle with infertility. Last year, we came face to face with our reality when we were given the official diagnosis of male factor infertility. Our… Continue reading Our greatest adventure ever…We’re Adopting!