Books I Read

Books I Read This Summer (June, July, & August) My Thoughts, Ratings & Recommendations

My reading goals definitely took a hit this summer. Whether it was prepping for baby, a busier schedule, or more time spent outside, I just didn’t have my nose in a book as often. BUT, I did still read four books that I can share with you, all of which I’d recommend (spoiler alert!). To… Read More Books I Read This Summer (June, July, & August) My Thoughts, Ratings & Recommendations

Adoption, Family

Our Plans for When Baby Gets Here Creating Strong Attachment in Adoption

In just a few weeks we’ll be headed down to Arizona to wait for baby to be born! Lord willing, everything will go as planned and we’ll be headed back home with our baby sometime in September or October. There’s always the small chance that mama will decide to parent, or the even smaller chance… Read More Our Plans for When Baby Gets Here Creating Strong Attachment in Adoption

Faith, Health, Things I've Learned

We Don’t Get to Choose Our Suffering Thoughts on Suffering, Control, & God's Grace In It All

My life looks far different than what I imagined if you would have asked me a year ago. I pictured a growing belly or newborn, good health, and being home full-time. I never imagined we’d be heading into two months of waiting for background checks to clear for an adoption. Or that I’d be frequenting… Read More We Don’t Get to Choose Our Suffering Thoughts on Suffering, Control, & God's Grace In It All