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Laura McDowell
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As the days go by I cannot help but to ask myself a series
of questions about adoption and our decision to adopt. When things seem to be
stuck and unchanging, I wonder --did we hear God wrong? Did we choose the wrong
avenue to adoption? Did He want us to do...

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On Fathers Day....
On Fathers day As I spent sometime this week preparing for today, I
reflected on the many faces of this day, the faces of grief, joy, pain, and
emptiness that this day brings to many. We often overlook what it really means
for those who are experiencing the...

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Soo.. Whats Next???
So. What’s Next? Lauras Graduation From  Nursing School It has been almost a month since we received the sad news,
not a day goes by that we don’t think about it, about her. What did she name
her? What does she look like? Is she healthy? So many questions t...

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In the Midst of Grief and Loss
May 31 It’s Sunday afternoon, and today I say goodbye to a very
painful month, full of loss, of grieving, and tears. Not only did we suffered
an adoption loss, or simply the loss of a baby we though God was giving to us
while on this earth, but we also had ...

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Trying to Make sense of it all... of the brokenness of Adoption
So the day came, the day that all adopting couples and
families don’t want to see it come, perhaps the biggest FEAR of adoption, a “a
failed adoption.” As we sit here with our hearts broken, our dreams shattered,
and an empty nursery we wonder why, how, whe...

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Hi Friends and family, It has been some time now since I have blogged about our
adoption and lately many thoughts have crossed my mind and thought I could share
them with you. A lot yet not much has happened since the last post, we are
still here at home wa...

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Our little Miracle is almost Here!!!
We have kept this amazing news to ourselves for quiet some
time now, mainly because of fear, of the many scary things that people tell you
about adoption, and the countless yet unnecessary blogs I read about it. But we
started this journey with you all, and...

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Our very "lasts", before our "firsts"- the Journey of domestic adoption
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