Adoption: What I Wish I knew Before We Adopted Part 1

I remember anxiously sitting in a domestic adoption informational meeting with my husband and other potential adoptive parents. I felt hopeful at the start of the meeting, but as the speakers started to list the necessary requirements, fear crept in. The counselors emphasized the sacrifice birthmoms must make and the common tendency for them to… Read More Adoption: What I Wish I knew Before We Adopted Part 1


My gift to you

Welcome to my new website! I’m so glad to have you join me. Throughout this past summer, I’ve been thinking and praying about how I can use this space to better serve you. It has been a labor of love, but I feel like it is now ready to share with you. My content will… Read More My gift to you


Summer: a time to rest

When I went to my son’s end-of-the-year kindergarten play, I did not anticipate missing my mother-in-law. I sat joyfully watching my son participate in a short play and in name games. As we sat together on the colorful rug, he said, “If my nana was alive she would have been here. She would have loved… Read More Summer: a time to rest