Dear Jamie, let the salad go.

Dear Jamie, let the salad go.

Dear Jamie of 2010, You are trying so hard to parent Amos right now.  It’s hard.  Really hard.  One moment he’s all over you cuddling, and the next minute he’s running from you with no regard for your voice, your rules, your house, your anything!...
My kid is home, now what?

My kid is home, now what?

When we  brought our kids home from Haiti we didn’t have any close friends that were in our lives that had also brought home children that were older into their families.  The friends we knew were like us and had adopted infants domestically.  One of the things...

Adopting a child with HIV from Uganda

  My husband and I began to witness people in our sphere of influence adopting children; one couple was adopting from Uganda, one family was adopting from Ethiopia, and another family had already adopted from Haiti. Witnessing these friends choosing to adopt...

New blog series: How did you know where to adopt from?

I meet a lot of people that are thinking about adoption.  Most of them have been moved by someone’s story, or a movie, or an event in their life.  Some of them have even walked down the adoption journey with friends and God has moved their hearts towards...
Domestic or International

Domestic or International

One of my most asked questions about adoption is how we decided on international vs. domestic.  We have done both, so I feel I can speak on both of these and how God led us each one. When Aaron and I were praying about adoption we only knew people that had adopted...