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Family of 4 Coming Soon

I’ve always heard of nesting but have never experienced it. With Lily I had no time to nest but with baby #2 I have been busy preparing our home for our sweet girl due October 19th. I’ve noticed I can easily fall into the trap of becoming too busy, preparing our home, the baby’s room, making freezer meals and researching what baby items we might need; that it can be all to easy to neglect my heart. I’m kind of…

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Not Showing but Still Glowing: Adoption Update

Hey everyone, I wanted to give you an update on our current adoption status. At the end of March we flew down and met with a new birth mom in Southern California. Let me just start by saying we were up for 21 hours, we had the first flight out that morning and the last flight that night….It was a great day but the longest ever!!! And we missed Lily terribly 🙁 It’s so crazy how things work out. I’m…

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Perspective

In my last post I shared about my new perspective on suffering. God gave me a new view into the world of suffering and disappointment. Today there has been another shift in my thinking/perspective I wanted to share. There was more to our recently failed adoption that just the birth mom changing her mind. Sadly we were lied to and taken advantage of and a few hotel rooms were trashed. And without oversharing too much personal information I wanted to…

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My Gift of Suffering

-Written January 2017 but never posted- Lately I have felt exhausted, emotionally and physically. The holidays were wonderful but filled with a lot of new and exciting but challenging things for our family. I shared awhile ago that we were ready to grow our family again through adoption. Well we decided it was time to find a lawyer and start the legal part so when we did find a birth mom we would be ready to go. A week before…

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Overnight Parents

Hi there! I’m so excited to start blogging again. I can’t believe how time has flown by these last several months. It has been four months since my last blog post which means that our sweet little Lily is 4 months old now!! I have had my hands full with my new life as a mom. I wanted to tell our whole whirlwind of a story about how we become parents overnight…literally! Here we go! My husband Matt and I have…

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