Tag: adoption

my annual Halloween post… and it’s not what you would expect!

It’s no secret that Halloween is not my favorite.  I’ve spent many hours of lung power talking about my dislike of Halloween.  Two years ago, I blogged about Halloween here. Last year, we decided to change it up, and it was a raging… Read More

Photography Friday: a pre-adoption “maternity” shoot!

I knew that at SOME point before we got Julianne, I wanted to do a family photography session, kind of a maternity session style.  I don’t have “belly pictures” of Julianne, and I never will.  Regardless, we wanted to document the waiting… Read More

Awesome August

August was an awesome month in our adoption journey.  We hit several major milestones this month, which makes it definitely a month worthy of its own post. Milestone #1:  DTC When we began this adoption journey, I kept having flashbacks to my… Read More

Photograpy Friday

This week. Wow.  Can’t believe it’s Friday. First week back to school, which included a LOT of changes! My littlest is off to K4 this year.  We didn’t K4 outside of the home at all with the oldest, and with the middle… Read More

fear of heights

My palms sweat, you know, when I am up high. If I even see a picture of someone sitting near the edge of a mountain top… my heart rate elevates, I have to breathe deeply and look away. When I was a… Read More

being “matched”

I want to record our matching process because, well, I want to. I have had this post written for a few months now, but have been waiting until I was ready to share it.  Our matching was the most difficult experience we… Read More

I don’t really know what’s going on, and I’m okay with that.

Those in the know know that I like knowing what’s going on. I like the details, I like the planning, I like the scheduling. Miss Julianne’s adoption process has thrown much of that tendency so far out the window, I can’t even… Read More

dreamy

Sometimes, I dream. Most of those dreams are “normal”,  as in, I can think back to what happened the day before and understand how my subconscious came up with the hodgepodge that occurred in my mind while I slept. Other times, I… Read More

Shepherd

I am making this the theme song for our adoption process. I love love love the way is speaks to what my heart NEEDS to hear, the way it describes where we have been, and where we will go, the way it… Read More

catching up

Blogging has been relegated to the back burner for a few weeks because, let’s face it.  As much as I love blogging, and as much I am SURE you LOVE reading my posts… it’s just not my priority right now. Other things… Read More