Meeting Malachi was one of the most emotional weeks of my life. My heart was a mess and after saying goodbye to him on Feb 10th I had to just push every feeling into a little box in my heart and mind, in order to push through the rest of our trip. I’m home now… Continue reading Unpacking


Thanksgiving is always a great day of reflection and thanks for all the blessing in my life. As I reflect on all the amazing miracles and blessings of this past year, becoming Emmy’s mom, watching her grow and flourish, gaining a beautiful new family in Bulgaria, great times with friends and family, starting baby #2’s… Continue reading Thankful

One Year

August 10, 2016 marked 1 year since I met Emmy for the very first time. I am full of so many emotions thinking back to that day, in the playroom of a small orphanage in Bulgaria, holding my daughter for the first time. She was small, distant, emotionless, but absolutely perfect. Its been an amazing… Continue reading One Year