My Blog Post from Four Years Ago: Meeting Nia!

Good Evening Gorgeous, Today marks 4 years since I wrote this blog post. Four years have passed since I excitedly said yes to an 18 day old baby girl being discharged from the NICU. Four years since I met my daughter on a Friday night. That morning I got up and went to work completely […]

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I fell in love with her.

Good Morning Gorgeous, It’s a brand new day. A fresh new start. A new day to rise and love those you encounter with all you’ve got. Love when it’s hard. Love when it’s scary. Love when you have something to lose. Love when your pride is on the line. Love. Love. Love. Today is the […]

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A letter to my daughter on the anniversary of her adoption.

Today, marks 3 years since the judge signed and sealed my youngest daughter legally and permanently into my care as her mother. I looked through the pictures from that day and all the feelings came rushing back. I saw the Hands of God move in that season. The adoption process is the most challenging journey […]

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Reveling in God’s goodness!

About a month ago, our family dressed up on a Friday afternoon and headed to a nature park to meet up with our favorite photographer. (Well our only photographer.) We met her three years ago to have family pics taken when Nia was a newborn, and that beach photo session became my testimony because hours […]

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Adoption still Rocks: 3 years later

Today marked 3 years since I stood before the judge, surrounded by a room full of family and friends, and pledged to be forever momma to my twin boys. The emotions of that moment are still fresh and raw and so real that I could almost physically touch them. Sitting there, promising to care for […]

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In the Moment: Field Trip Today

Friends, I had an amazing day with my boys today. It was one of those, “Pinch me. This is going so well days.” It also was sandwiched between a busy morning and a busy afternoon. I had a choice today during this trip. 1. Live in the moment and let myself feel all the joy. […]

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Seriously, you bit him?

Good Morning Gorgeous, It’s a brand new dawn. A fresh new start. Saturday morning is peeking around the corner. And very shortly, I will be greeted by twin boys ready to start the day. They are the first ones up each day. They rise long before the sun appears. They will snuggle next to me […]

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“You are Just a Little bit her Mommy!”

I continue to see my sweet little girls that I cared for recently as their foster mommy. They still scream, “Mommy!” everytime they see me. Yesterday, when I picked up my daughter Nia, I saw both of them on the playground. I rounded the corner and there at the fence was little P. She is […]

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Abba! Daddy! Papa! Father!

Good Morning Gorgeous, It’s a brand new day. A fresh start!! The sun is shining. The Lord is good and He can see you. You are in His plans. He thinks about you and He smiles. You are His child and you are called His own. Have you ever gazed upon your child and just […]

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Universal Language

I hold my daughter close, carrying her on my hip. She is chattering away as we walk down the sidewalk to her classroom. Another parent exits, and holds the door open for us to walk into the classroom. Most of the students are playing on a carpeted section of the room with a variety of […]

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