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Then and Now

It has been a year. Well, a year about.  It was October of 2014 when I walked into our agency and the conversation was opened surrounding domestic adoption. I wouldn’t learn until 7 months later that our daughter was conceived October 2014. I love being reminded of that.  Being reminded …

They Are Not Mine

It was on a Tuesday, just a few days past marking she’d reached 4 months. Four months is a big milestone.  It means she is on her own.  The good antibodies passed down from her birth mother have now run their course.  The antibodies she had picked up from me …

The Date

There are only a handful of people that know about *the date.* A handful of people that know the full picture of …

Transformed

These past weeks….what a whirlwind of emotions.  All the feelings that have gone into these last 2 1/2 years seemed to be …

This.Is.It!

You all have been with us on this journey for a while.  In fact, you’ve seen quite a few ups and downs …

Not for a Moment

I know of at least one of my friends that this will resonate so deeply with….and she probably knows exactly what is …

The Change

I was nostalgic yesterday and decided to read whichever blog was written closest to a year ago.  Turns out, I wrote one …

Freed

The past few days have been beautiful.  I survived March.  And that is pretty great, considering what a difficult month that was …

Let it Be

Every time Zane and I hear someone say ‘let it be,’ we are immediately taken back to our Honeymoon in the Dominican …

You’re Not Too Far

The reflection is not lost on me. I am adopted. And this journey amplifies my adoption in resounding ways. It knocks the …