As I wait and wait and wait, here is what I want my children to know: *We are so excited for you to join our family. *Your brothers and sisters have been planning your arrival for some time now. *They have a whole list of things they want to teach you and show you. *At… Continue reading the waiting game
When in public, I am usually asked if the children are “all mine?” I have learned that this question has many connotations–good and bad. I think the questioner most often means, ‘am I the biological mother?’ They are intrigued by the small gaggle of four brown children. Which, as my blogging friend, Wendi, just posted… Continue reading all mine
letters from mom
To my sweet children, Uncle Rob taught papi and I to pray in Spanish a few nights ago. I’m trying to memorize as many of the phrases as I can before we travel to Colombia. Aunt Jaime also tried her hand at Spanish. She particularly likes tortugas–I think she just likes how the word rolls off… Continue reading letters from mom
Journal #2–Why do we want to adopt?
This is a loaded question, if ever there was one. Below are the two main reasons we want to adopt: The first reason I want to adopt, internationally specifically, is because of the desire Adam and I have to fill our lives and our home with children and culture. One of the things we treasure… Continue reading Journal #2–Why do we want to adopt?