"But There Aren’t Any Boys in China…"

A lot of my conversations regarding our adoption lately have gone a little something like this… Friend: So, I read on your blog that you guys are open to either gender. Doesn’t everyone who adopts from China get a girl? Don’t the Chinese families keep all the boys? Me: Well, actually, by not specifying thatContinue reading “"But There Aren’t Any Boys in China…"”

September Goals

September. Ahhhh, one of my absolute favorite months of the year. School is starting again, college football is coming back (WHOOP!), life goes back to a somewhat predictable routine, bed times get earlier (ALL the praise hands), pumpkin everything comes out on the shelves, and the heat at least minimally decreases…some days. 😉  With allContinue reading “September Goals”

Climbing the Paperwork Mountain

So, a lot of friends and family who have seen our adoption announcement and our huge thank you have been asking where we are in the process. Well, here you go. Welcome to my desk. Anytime I’m not racing cars with Carter, playing dolls with Kate, or preparing for my new preschool class, you’ll findContinue reading “Climbing the Paperwork Mountain”

We are GROWING through ADOPTION!

WE ARE ADOPTING! Six years ago, Blake and I sat in a premarital counseling session discussing our “Plan B.” As in, if we discover we are unable to conceive our own children, what will we do? Without a moment’s hesitation, we both agreed we would adopt. Adoption was our unanimous “Plan B.” Yes, well. LessContinue reading “We are GROWING through ADOPTION!”