• Adoption,  Parenthood

    Dear Noah (part 1 of 2)

    Dear Noah,  Today, one year ago, I woke up in the morning, and the first thought I had was “I wonder how my Noah is doing this morning?” You see, my boy, it was just the day before, Friday 18…

  • Adoption

    One year ago today…

    Ok, so over the next few months, expect a couple more posts, all reminiscing about a year ago. Because a year ago today we were one more step closer to our lives and our family changing forever. That’s because (thanks…

  • Inspiration,  Parenthood

    Happy Mother’s Day! 

    This past Sunday, 8 May 2016, I celebrated my very first Mother’s Day as a mother. What a special day it was. I felt really fortunate to be able to celebrate it along with my mom and my sister. The…

  • Adoption,  Parenthood

    All of the nostalgia…

    Lately, I have been feeling all kinds of nostalgic. I shared a little while ago, about how much can change in just one year. And since then, these nostalgic feelings have been getting stronger and stronger. Here’s why… This past Friday, 29…

  • The day we became a forever family
    Adoption

    Two become three

    As I lie on my bed, my little prince fast asleep next to me, I find myself thinking back to 25 September 2015. The day our lives changed forever. It may be 4.5 months later, but I remember every detail…

  • Adoption,  Parenthood

    Days away…

    I’ve been thinking and planning this post for a few weeks now. It was initially going to be called “Paper Pregnant & Wondering”. And that’s because that is where we were in the process. We were paper pregnant – all our…