Tag: Values

Adoption Heartbreak

For reasons I won’t specify, we recently decided to withdraw from the adoption opportunity that was presented to us in January. It was an extremely agonizing decision with numerous discussions with doctors, nurses, and people that have been in similar situations. Definitely one of the toughest decisions we’ve ever made. Even after we decided, we …

Make a Change

“It’s not our job to toughen our children up to face a cruel and heartless world. It’s our job to raise children who will make the world a little less cruel and heartless.” – L. R. Knost Amen!! The Proverb “It takes a village to raise a child” is definitely true. Children watch and overhear …

Unplug Your Life

“If we do not unplug we may miss the small still voice.” – M. Russell Ballard Much to my husband’s dismay, I am not one to have my phone with me constantly “just in case” I receive a text, call, or alert for a new post on Facebook or Instagram. If it’s important, they’ll leave …

Monday Thankfulness

Today I am thankful. Thankful for my lovely family and that we are healthy. I genuinely admire my amazing husband for being the devoted father that my cherished son and I are so lucky to have in our lives. Our incredible jobs naturally take us away from spending all our time with our adorable son, …

Outside Baby

Does it make us bad parents for letting him crawl around playing in the dirt and rocks without shoes? Never mind, don’t answer that. It would help all his pants if he would walk by himself though. He just LOVES being outside!

Remotes, Fans, and Baby Doll Head

Little Q is a mess. A hilarious, goofy, little mess! If I could capture pictures or videos of everything he does, we’d be rich. Any time he notices our phones are out, our tot wants to see himself in it then hold it with both hands so it’s unusable. Last night I opened a game …

Be Grateful

I was sitting here thinking of everything in my life I am grateful for. There is much more to this list, but I figured I’d share some with you. Today I am grateful for: My husband Our precious son, Little Q Our new adoption opportunity Family Friends Our jobs Our home Food on our table …

Adoption 101

Infertility affects an overwhelming number of people. According to resolve.org, 1 in 8 couples (or 12% of married women) have trouble getting pregnant or sustaining a pregnancy. (2006-2010 National Survey of Family Growth, CDC) When dealing with infertility, it seems like you are the only one, but it also seems like the numbers should be …

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