Mother’s Day…

Well, I spent Mother’s Day as sick as a dog while doing my best to care for Emma since Chris worked. I may have bribed her with cookies and cartoons. But, a mama has got to do what a mama has got to do. Hey, we both survived!

My mind has been mostly on Emma’s birth mother today. She made me a mother, and I’m so grateful for her. Emma brightens our days even if we are sick and just want a n-a-p. I’m so honored to be her mother, and her first mama will always be honored in our home.

Quote by Jody Landers

Baby steps…

Our embryo “adoption” journey is progressing slowly but maybe even faster than I imagined. I really didn’t know how long it would take to be contacted by anyone or how long the process would take once we connected with a couple.

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We survived…

We survived Emma’s TWO birthday parties, baptism, and her actual birthday last month. I’m still not ready to say Continue reading “We survived…”

Not My Baby…

Emma’s first birthday is next week. Next. Week. It’s definitely bittersweet not just because my baby will no longer be a baby, but because we will not Continue reading “Not My Baby…”

So many posts…

I have a backlog of posts. On WordPress. On my phone. In my head. And you may have noticed there are no photos of Emma’s face here. It’s beautiful. I promise. It all comes to an end, because Continue reading “So many posts…”

Seeing Adoption

I’ve started watching Long Lost Family on TLC. If you haven’t caught it, each episode follows two people searching for their birth families or adopted children. As a hopeful adoptive mama, you might not think I would enjoy it, but you’d be wrong. 🙂 Continue reading “Seeing Adoption”