Tag Archives: mama

… 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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… proud & preparing

Hi, my name is Alaina and I’m an adoptive mama. I am so excited about our calling to adopt. Expanding our family by adding a child who needs a home is so exciting to me…… A year ago, I wasn’t … Continue reading

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… like a ton of bricks

I want a baby. Which seems obvious because we are in the process of adopting, but this is the first time in a very long time I’ve felt this. A fervor, a strong desire that feels like a need, an … Continue reading

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… be strong & courageous

“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” As we grow in wisdom, we learn that being strong and courageous … Continue reading

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… crazy little rebel

(the photo above is not mine…. Google is my source!) This post will probably be one of my more candid, transparent posts that will leave me so vunerable but I am so excited and gripped (oh, how I love that … Continue reading

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