Category Archives: Me

On being a mom

My super thoughtful husband and four sweet loves woke me up on Sunday to deliver breakfast in bed (including bacon!),View full post »

I am my Dad

My Daddy has been on my mind more than usual over the past few days.  Maybe it’s the change in weather, myView full post »

We were. We are. He is.

This past weekend, DH and I gathered with 100 other adoptive, foster, and pre-adoptive couples for our 4th annualView full post »

#Life

My blogging silence is always an indication of a season when life seems to take over.  Spring is still coming up allView full post »

Bittersweet

The children ganged up on me and refused to let me out of bed so they could bring me breakfast. Gosh I adore them. TheyView full post »

1/366

I decided to participate in a 365 challenge this year.  It’s a Leap Year though, which makes it a 366 challenge. View full post »

He is born.

We had so much fun celebrating Christmas with our cousins!  We joined them for Christmas morning service at myView full post »

Dear Daddy

Dear Daddy, I miss you so very much every day. It’s been a year, and I still miss your reassuring voice and yourView full post »

Big Step!

After almost a year, with a lot of hard stuff thrown in, DH and I finally got out for a DATE last weekend!  WithoutView full post »

Coming to a close

It’s sort of impossible to believe, but summer is coming to a close.  I don’t know how these three monthsView full post »

That moment.

That moment when you see your new family portraits and they take your breath away because they glimpse into everythingView full post »

#nascarexperience

We spent Saturday afternoon at the race track so my husband could use the anniversary gift I got for him a little whileView full post »

A trip of a lifetime: Bringing Siblings

You may remember that my husband and I traveled with our three children (ages 9, 7, and 4) to bring our newest son homeView full post »

#selfiestick

If you don’t have a selfie stick, I’m going to make the argument that you should spend the $5 to giftView full post »

Six months

I thought 6 hours was hard.  Then 6 days was tough.  And then 6 weeks.  But here we are at 6 months.  There’sView full post »