Tag Archives: children

… 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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… family

Growing up, I never once in a million years considered adoption as the way we would go about having our first child. Or, possibly any child we would welcome. I never thought that having children would really be an issue. … Continue reading

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… peace in parenting

It feels as if our little one won’t be here for an eternity. It feels as if the next seven months will completely d r a g by…….. I know that’s not completely true but that’s how I’m feeling today. … 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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… teachable moments

I’m sitting at my desk, watching my students come in and interact with each other as they prepare for their day and I’m humbled. As an educator, I’m not paid much but am reminded daily why investing in these children … Continue reading

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… sarah or hannah

There were plenty of women in the Bible who, for a time,were unable to bear children, seven if my count is correct. And, all of them eventually ended up bearing great men who contributed greatly in the history of our … Continue reading

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… moving past comfort

I had the most amazing text-versation with a fellow adoptive mama today and my heart has completely broken what she shared with me. Just a link. A little link that led me to the most heart wrenching information I’ve come … Continue reading

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