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Author Archives: rachel
Twin girls. Due June 7th. Joining our crazy, awesome family. I’m 43. I love where I’m at. I love the freedom of my life. (Yes, you can have lots of freedom with a large family.) And yet, when the call … Continue reading
A mom (we’ll call her Natalie) contacted me a few months back. This almost-adoptive mom and I had never spoken before. When I answered the phone, she was sobbing. It took a few moments to understand who was calling and … Continue reading
Hannah, my youngest, turned five a few months ago. She was tall enough that we needed to move her out of the five-point and into a regular booster seat. Every time I went to take the car seat out, I … Continue reading
Many of my friends and family know someone hosting an “orphan” or two or six the next few weeks. Most of them are so supportive and excited, but they may not know exactly what to say or do to show … Continue reading
You know how God moves through your life imperceptibly most days? I mean, you know he’s there, but don’t give much thought to his soft, graceful movements as they gently course correct you along your daily path. Yeah, me too! Even … Continue reading
We’re doing it again. Adoption that is. Yay! China. Two kiddos. So excited. More info to come. Official Application Date was April 22, 2016.
I wanted to try and have another baby. I mean, is that really so bad? Shutting the door makes so much sense. For so many reasons. And yet, I can’t stop thinking about it. All. The. Time.