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Category Archives: Adoption
Last year, as Easter was approaching our family was brimming with excitement. We had been matched with a birth mom who was expecting a baby boy in just 3 short weeks!! I had slowly began filling up my nursery closet … Continue reading
My heart has a million things to say and I don’t even know where to begin. Bryan Robert – my dear son – happy first birthday!! I cry tears of joy when I think about what a privilege it has … Continue reading
My son was born. I wasn’t laboring in a hospital or anxiously wringing my hands in the waiting room. I wasn’t even getting text play by plays or waiting nervously by the phone. I wasn’t receiving an “It’s a Boy!” balloon … Continue reading
I wonder when most people would say they became a mom? Would it be when they first saw their positive pregnancy test? First heard their baby’s heartbeat or first held their baby in their arms? To be honest my motherhood … Continue reading
My sweet, long awaited, long prayed for son is turning ONE at the end of the month. I thought it would be kind of fun to post a few thoughts throughout March as a “Countdown to One.” These may be … Continue reading
I began following a few bloggers as part of Sakura Bloom’s Sling Diaries. One blogger began doing a feature called Adventures in Breastfeeding. Many awesome women have shared their stories and today I have the honor of sharing mine! Here’s … Continue reading
This has been on my to-bake list since last Christmas and I JUST got around to doing it… I don’t know what took me so long! This recipe was just like I hoped it would be– easy and delicious! My … Continue reading
There were a few physical things that I really desired when we were trying to have a baby. I really wanted to be pregnant, go through labor and delivery and exclusively breastfeed. When we couldn’t conceive I had to process … Continue reading
My sweet sister in law took new family pictures of us, to celebrate Bryan’s 6 month birthday and his adoption finalization. They are wonderful!!