Category Archives: NHBO

Her Story

I returned from the Created 4 Care retreat late Sunday night. Wow, my head is spinning with all of the information IView full post »

Give them grace

We’ve been pretty fortunate in avoiding the awkward public questions about adoption. We certainly get some odd staresView full post »


That’s the number of days it took Sunshine to feel comfortable enough to stay in the church nursery without me. AfterView full post »

Celebrating differences

I posted a few weeks back about my son’s giving heart and how he helped his sister buy a doll at Target.View full post »


I often use many different adjectives to describe my 2-year-old daughter.  After her most recent palate repairView full post »

Cleft lip & palate as a “minor” special need

Her special need really wasn’t a “need”…in the beginning. Her cleft really was quite minor and utterly adorable. EatingView full post »

Communicating through ASL

I think it’s safe to say that one of the biggest frustrations for toddler-aged kiddos is lack of communication.View full post »