Month: December 2016

real life

So anyway.  You know all those cute photos that I post here and on Facebook of my Terrific Trio posing all sweetly? The ones where they’re all looking at the camera and smiling? Yeah, it’s a science, I tell you. It can take one minute…or many minutes to get the perfect shot. We laugh and […] Read more…

it’s not my door

As I’ve been reflecting on 2016 and what God has done this year, I really do have so very much to be thankful for. Like most years in my nearly 45 years on this earth, it’s been a year of tremendous challenges, victories, highs, lows, and growth for me. It’s been a year of learning to […] Read more…

milestones and miracles

Hasya’s recovery has not been easy. There have been obstacles and setbacks. There have been tears and giggles too. She’s still spiking fevers and we’re constantly working to keep her pain well managed. BUT… …one month down the road and this young lady is getting stronger every day. She’s working hard with her most awesome […] Read more…

keeping my family healthy

When November rolls around and warm days give way to colder temperatures, I start holding my breath. Some of you may remember several years ago we had the worst winter ever!  We were living at a high altitude.  Harper got pneumonia and ended up in ICU.  Kael got the same viral stuff and landed in the […] Read more…

***desperately needing a christmas miracle***

“The number of intercountry adoptions to the United States has fallen by 75% since 2004, leaving hundreds of thousands of orphans without safe, stable and loving families.”   ~ saveadoptions.org Devastating!  It’s truly just a heartbreaking reality that is hard to wrap my head around.  The result, of course, is that thousands and thousands of children […] Read more…

day by day

We’re almost three weeks post surgery. And this little darling is sitting in her wheelchair again. Hallelujah! For just a few minutes at a time.  But she’s doing it! It is so important for her lungs that we get her sitting as much as possible.  And even though she’s definitely not a fan of her […] Read more…

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