Category Archives: Outpouring of Grace

What Good Friday Was To Us Last Year

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

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God’s Grace in the Form of One Year.

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

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Countdown to ONE: A Year Ago Tomorrow…

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 receivingĀ an “It’s a Boy!” balloon … Continue reading

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Countdown to ONE: Reflecting on A Year of Babywearing

I wanted this post to include “a few” of my favorite babywearing pictures. 65 pictures later, I realized that wasn’t going to happen. I think I settled with 8. But WHEW was it hard. Babywearing has been one of the … Continue reading

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8 Months!

My sweet son, As I sit here writing this you are babbling yourself to sleep in your crib like a big boy. You’re another month older and your personality is showing more every day. You are so energetic and love … Continue reading

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30 Days of Gratitude: Days 1-7

Even though it was a challenge, I loved blogging every day in October. I decided to instagram 30 things I’m thankful for in November! Here is a recap of Days 1-7. Day 1: Thankful for an awesome long walk on … Continue reading

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7 Months!

Happy 7 months sweet boy! The past month has been SO fun! The day you turned 6 months you decided you were a big boy… and would pull to stand in your crib! It was crazy! You did it that … Continue reading

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31 Days: Adoption Finalization Party (Day 22)

As I shared earlier this month, our sweet son’s adoption was finalized a few weeks ago. We had to have a party to celebrate this joyous occasion! We invited friends and family – for many extended family, this was the … Continue reading

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Forever and Ever. And Ever.

Yesterday was the last page in Bryan’s adoption experience. Our sweet son is now officially, legally, always and forever part of our family. His name is legally changed to and they will issue a new birth certificate with our names … Continue reading

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6 Months! 6 Months! 6 Months!

AHHH!! What a milestone!! Bryan I can’t believe you’re 6 months old!! Six months is a big deal in our household for multiple reasons – we started solid foods (avocado!!), you’re almost crawling and a big special thing I’ll share … Continue reading

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