A few months ago, on my daily drive to my oldest’s school, we passed a sign on the side of the road. It was a sign in front of a church. It was not a church I attend, nor even a religion I consider myself to be. Yet the message struck me just the same.… Continue reading Setbacks Pave The Way For Comebacks
We are merely connected by documents, papers, stamps and seals. We do not yet have a name or a face. But right now, these papers are the one thing that is bringing us closer and closer to our baby! We worked hard for 7 months to gather everything we need to have a complete dossier.… Continue reading Documents, Papers, Stamps and Seals (WE ARE DTC!!!)
“Perfect divine timing. God knows what God is doing. In order to get China Little, the timing has to be as it is. And faster or slower and you’d get someone else’s Little.” These words were spoken to me by a good friend about a month ago. They have stuck with me over and over… Continue reading Perfect Divine Timing
Our family is weaved together by many threads. Threads of care, support, frustration, mistakes, accomplishments, worry, laughter, tears, joy, hard work, and, of course, LOVE. Across this beautiful ocean, thousands of miles aways from us, the last thread of our family waits. Today we are another step closer to Baby China! Our immigration application (i800a)… Continue reading 22 Days
Mike and I are not travelers. Of course, we would LOVE to be travelers. But we just are not. We have been to Mexico twice. Once on our honeymoon and a second time to celebrate our first anniversary (the best decision we ever made sans kids!). Mike spent 4 months studying abroad during his college… Continue reading New England Travelers We Are
Twelve weeks isn’t a large amount of time in the grand scheme of life. Just think about how fast summer flies by. And every year from back-to-school season in September to the holidays in December we rarely know what happened to all of our time. Three months is barely a blink when we look back.… Continue reading FedEx Delivered!
“Summer is here. I keep looking for a blog post,” said my Father-in-law approximately 24 hours ago. I looked at him with no answer other than “I have nothing to say”. But I was wrong. That is just not true. The kids are out of school. Things have…dare I say it…quieted down in our house.… Continue reading Ask and You Shall Receive