2018. Post 38/100. (Cont'd from "Our Adoption Story, Part 2") Next thing we knew, it was July. Two days before Mama T's scheduled c-section, we flew as a family of 3 for the last time.* We stayed at an AirBnB in an in-law basement apartment about 10 minutes from the hospital, which was perfect--we got to … Continue reading Adoption Series: Our Adoption Story, Part 3
2018. Post 37/100. (Cont'd from "Our Adoption Story, Part 1") Yep, pregnant. Our baby would be due early November. This tightened up our timeline for adoption. We could either try to adopt a baby before November or wait till 2018 to adopt. By God's grace, we were (mostly) excited for the possibility to have not 2, … Continue reading Adoption Series: Our Adoption Story, Part 2
2018. Post 36/100. Chad and I decided to adopt before we were even married. It came up in premarital counseling and I remember sitting on our pastor's couch saying, quite matter-of-factly, "Oh yeah, I've always wanted to adopt a baby." (Apparently I hadn't told Chad that yet--oops--but that's what premarital counseling is for, right?) At … Continue reading Adoption Series: Our Adoption Story, Part 1
2018. Post 35/100. A number of people have asked me about our adoption story: why we chose to adopt, why we chose to adopt between having biological children, what it was like working with an adoption consultant, why we chose domestic adoption, why we chose an open adoption... and on and on I could go. … Continue reading Adoption Series: Introduction
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#francispartyof4 UPDATE!!!!! This is us!!!!! Wheeeeeeeeee!!!!!!!. We are adopting a baby GIRL 🎀 this July from Utah! Please continue to pray for our brave birth mama and this sweet baby in her womb! 💝
#FrancisPartyof4 adoption update!!!! After a long period of paperwork, waiting, more waiting, and waiting some more (the Lord must be teaching us patience 😏), we are ACTIVE with Faithful Adoption Consultants to present to birth moms!!!! On to more waiting and I couldn't be more excited! Please continue to pray for us, for baby, and … Continue reading #FrancisPartyof4: We’re Active!