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Failure to Thrive?

June 14, 2012

As I write this, I’m sitting at Panera immediately after Asher’s 9 Month well check. I’m trying to catch a few moments to myself and process after a few hard days emotionally. The latest wave to crash against me? Hearing the pediatrician mention the words “failure to thrive” in reference to Asher. I mean…have you […]

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An Embassy Tale

May 16, 2012

And now, a fun story that will be written down in our adoption journal… While we were in Washington, D.C for the 2:1 Conference, our Dossier paperwork was in the same city. I knew it was there and joked about wondering if they needed me to hand-deliver it somewhere to speed up the process. A […]

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Dossier…Check!

May 15, 2012

I am beyond giddy to be able to announce that we are finally DTE status. What is DTE? Dossier to Ethiopia! Our paperwork process has been a rather long one compared to some, but we are confident that God’s timing is perfect. We’ve had bumps in the road with our paperwork~sometimes it was our fault, […]

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My Favorite Family Portrait…

August 25, 2011

One of the pictures I didn’t share yesterday when I talked about the “My” Sight Word Book Jonah and I made together was this… Did you catch it? Look closely… Did you see those extra bodies on the right hand side? You see, even though our family TECHNICALLY looks like this (atleast for the next […]

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Sunday Morning

July 17, 2011

Singing this today and reminding myself that God is in charge. While I’m anxious about adoption paperwork and trusting on God to provide the funds for His calling, I shouldn’t be. I’m trying to rest in His peace today and trust Him to guard my heart and mind….battlefields for my focus. By the way, have […]

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Yearning

July 6, 2011

It’s funny to me how you can miss someone so much that you haven’t even met yet. In these days leading up to little brother’s birth, I find myself yearning for ALL of my babies to be home. Not just little brother growing within, but also little sister from afar. It’s somewhat strange to be […]

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Adoption FAQ #5: Boy or Girl?

July 5, 2011

We really struggled with this decision. I mean REALLY struggled. We originally said we were open to either gender. How could we choose? It felt like if we were to pick a gender, we were taking control of things instead of letting God work…and as we’ve already established, God is in charge of building this […]

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