Category Archives: promises

… 15 weeks

We are fifteen weeks along!! As quickly as time feels to be flying by us so quickly, it seems to be passing as equally slow. Our birth mother is great at sharing what’s going on with our little Holland….. I … Continue reading

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… hello, love

Oh, sweet girl. I can’t believe that you’re a girl. I can’t believe that we’re here. That you’re ours. You were an idea, a hope, and a prayer. But, now you’re a girl. With a name and a mama who … Continue reading

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… all that I am

I’m hurting tonight. Feeling guilty & horrible. I had a rough day at at work- the classroom chewed me up and spit me out today. These are times that I completely hate who I can be. Those are the times … Continue reading

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… your turn is coming

I wanted to write a post for the ladies who are waiting. Who are frustrated at the ticking clock. The passing months that turn into years. The ones who are heard their tenth baby/pregnancy/adoption announcement. Who are exhausted and emotionally … Continue reading

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… and, then there were 3

Writing a post announcing that a baby, our baby, was on its way has been a dream of mine for almost ten months since we decided to adopt. But, our journey to having a family has been a long three … Continue reading

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… choosing adoption

Nothing grips my heart more than adoption. It is the ultimate choice to serve God in a way that is uncomfortable and frustrating at times but is so fulfilling and humbling more often than not in ways that couldn’t be … Continue reading

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… happy

*** disclaimer: this gorgeous little one is not mine! I was just lucky enough to have the opportunity to witness her baby dedication! This pic is post wardrobe change!!! *** My heart is so full. There’s not too much I … Continue reading

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