Posted in May 2013

Final Update!

I love getting emails from our SW Mallory, especially when they contain pictures of my baby girl! I knew our final update was coming soon, but I was totally not expecting to get anything today or possibly even this week. So when I opened my email this morning and saw that part of the subject line read final update, I … Continue reading

While We Are Sleeping

While We Are Sleeping

Around 12:45 a.m. here in Alabama, it will be 1:45 p.m. in China, and that’s when Alison and Stephen will finally hold Allie Ruth in their arms! Please say a prayer for all three of them tonight before you go to sleep. Alison has actually posted twice on her blog since they’ve landed in China. I’m so proud … Continue reading

On Their Way To Shu Shu!!!

The day is finally here for Alison and Stephen to go get Shu Shu! Aka, Sister and Allie Ruth. 🙂 In just a few short hours, they will be boarding a plane in Atlanta to start the very long journey to China. And by Monday, precious Allie Ruth will be in their arms! It is … Continue reading

Y’all Did It Again!

Y’all Did It Again!

Sometimes I want to kick myself for  not posting what’s going on with us or asking for prayer sooner. Because once again, I asked for prayer, you all did  just that, and God responded in a big way! Monday afternoon our 800A approval was in the mailbox!! Jeremy immediately called our SW to let her … Continue reading

Back to the Adoption

Back to the Adoption

Since my last two posts were about infertility, I thought I should get back to the adoption for a bit and let you all know where we stand right now. I’m sure you’ll all be shocked to know that we are waiting on some paperwork to be processed. As I’ve stated many times before, I … Continue reading

What Not To Say

What Not To Say

Based on the comments and messages I’ve received over the past few days, my previous post obviously touched on subject matter that while quite sensitive, deserves much more attention and awareness. Therefore, I decided it was time to write a post with a few things that should never be said to married couples. These are … Continue reading

Mother’s Day When You’re Not A Mother

Mother’s Day When You’re Not A Mother

Last year, I celebrated my first Mother’s Day. Even though we had just started the adoption process, in my heart I was a mama. But for several years prior to that, Mother’s Day was another brutal reminder that the thing I longed for more than any other was uncontrollably out of my reach. For as long … Continue reading