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The Adoption Ideal

Idealize (Def:  to attribute ideal characteristics to) Ideal (Def: existing as a mental image or in fancy or imagination only) Christmas, Birthdays, Vacations and other special events are prime targets…

Humbled

I recently had one of my most humbling moments as a mother.  After receiving a not-so-lovely report about our almost 4-year old son’s behavior in Bible class, I encouraged him…

Look Alikes

When God called us to adopt, we had one week to prepare our home for a new little baby.  We didn’t know much about the birth mom, her care for…

Boys: Toddler to Teen Relationship Building

For the last 32 hours my home has been filled with a dozen 15 – 16 year old boys enjoying a bevy of guy like activities! Random fun, lots of…

Ode to a Nap

Oh nap, you are a gift from God— I feel now I can make it! When just twenty little minutes ago I thought I couldn’t take it. “Nap when your…

How to Help an Adoptive Family

A month after welcoming our toddler son home, I sobbed to my Bible Study sisters, “We prayed for this for the past year.  Remember?  We really wanted this adoption to…

The Impact of a Kind Word

After a long and wearying day of traveling with our three children (6, 4, and 2), we were anxiously waiting to disembark at our final destination. I couldn’t have been more ready…

Leaving Blissful

Until very recently, I lived in a place called Blissful. Just as the name would imply, it was a terrific place to grow up. So nice in fact, that you…

Growing Together Devotional Series

Check out our newest video with Tracey Eyster as she talks about the Growing Together devotional series by Barbara Rainey. This series goes over character qualities like Truth, Courage, and Gratitude. And it…

Bonding Over a Bucket

“Ok, Lord, this is NOT helping with our bonding!”  I was screaming the words to God in my heart as I tried to murmur reassuring words to my retching son,…

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