Baby #2’s adoption is moving right along, in fact they are moving much faster this round compared to Emmy’s adoption. I have a feeling God needs me in Bulgaria sooner rather then later, He has a little one waiting to join our family! I will be meeting with my social worker this friday to update… Continue reading Baby #2 Adoption update
Today marks the 1 year anniversary of the Bulgarian government matching Emmy to me. Although I wouldn’t find out about her for another 3 week, while the referral worked its way through all the government channels and steps. It also marks the beginning of a summer full of amazing 1 year anniversaries! June 25th is… Continue reading Season of anniversaries!
Hey bloggy friends! The part I hate most about adoption is asking for help and fundraising but I would do absolutely anything to follow Gods call and for my children. I need to raise $15,000.00 to pay for the remainder of baby number 2’s 40k in adoption fees. I have scrimped, scrounged and saved but… Continue reading Determined to do whatever it takes.
Eight months ago I was talking with some Mama friends about adopting baby number 2. I said no way was I going to adopt again until I was married, nor would I adopt from a country that required 2 trips because those 4 months away from Emmy were heartbreaking. Six months ago I picked Emmy… Continue reading Our family is growing!
It’s hard to believe it has been 6 months since I walked out of those orphanage gates with Emmy in my arms. These 6 months as a family have been filled with so much joy. Watching Emmy break out of her shell, to trust, grow, learn and love has been an amazing blessing. Not only… Continue reading 6 Months as a Family
Celebrating my first mothers day brought a lot of thoughts and feelings on adoption, love, family and motherhood. Being Emmy’s mother has been the greatest gift and biggest blessing in my life. 2 years ago I did not know it was possible to love someone as much as I love Emmy. Motherhood is not all… Continue reading Musings on Motherhood
May 7th marked 5 months as a family. I am continuously amazed at the progress Emmy is making, not because I never believed she would but just at how fast she is changing and learning. She is fiercely determined to learn and do new things. Her communication skill have blossomed this past month, she points… Continue reading 5 Months Home