Category Archives: ORPHAN CARE

15 Ideas to Celebrate Chinese New Year

Lunar New Year is fast approaching!  Our celebrations have morphed over the years, especially depending on the seasonView full post »


On Orphan Sunday, many Christians across the world gather to recognize the plight of the 150 million+ orphans who liveView full post »

The new sleeping arrangements

We hit a big milestone in our house this month.  After being home for over 9 months, Dumpling slept in his very own bigView full post »

Ayi for a day kit

I serve as a board member for The Sparrow Fund, a non-profit organization that is committed to supporting adoptiveView full post »

It’s coming! Save the date!

I can hardly believe it’s time to start thinking about the next Together Called retreat!  It seems like we justView 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 »

Her journey

I recently looked back at my blog archives and noticed that I hadn’t blogged about Sunshine’s cleft journeyView full post »

In Pursuit of Orphan Excellence {Book Review}

I recently read In Pursuit of Orphan Excellence by Philip Darke and Keith McFarland.  It had been sitting on myView full post »

Do you have 3 friends?

Hubby and I are board members of The Sparrow Fund, a Pennsylvania-based non-profit that’s near and dear to ourView full post »

Building your adoption library

This weekend, I had the privilege of leading a breakout session at Together Called, one of my most favorite weekends ofView full post »

15 Ordinary Ways to Care for Orphans

Today, across the world, thousands of Christians will recognize Orphan Sunday.  We remember that we are called toView full post »

All things work together for good

When making flight arrangements for our mission trip to China earlier this year, my friend, Kelly, and I were toldView full post »

Together we are Called

You may remember me writing about attending Together Called, a faith-based marriage retreat, the last two Februarys.View full post »

While I wait for him

Being in the long LOA wait now, I am trying to fill up my time as much as possible and use it wisely.  With the yardView full post »

For My Nonadoptive Friends {Guest Post}

Hello. I want to tell you something. Hang with me because I know it might sound a little strange given my heart, myView full post »