Let Your Faith be Bigger than Your Fear

Changes. We experience so many in our lifetime.  Often we try to avoid them, but it is inevitable.  In order to grow, you have to change.  In order to find happiness where it is not, you have to change. I’m not going to say it is easy.  I’m not even going to try to sugar coat this into “you just do it”.  I’m okay with … Continue reading Let Your Faith be Bigger than Your Fear

I Hope this Doesn’t Offend You, but Your Daughter Looks Just Like Her Birth Mother

The other day, I posted this sweet picture of my beautiful baby girl to Facebook: Within minutes of posting the photo, someone messaged me stating, “I hope this doesn’t offend you, but your daughter looks JUST LIKE her birth mother.  She is beautiful”.  I smiled to myself and responded, “Of course it doesn’t offend me–she DOES!  Thank you!” It was presented to me by another … Continue reading I Hope this Doesn’t Offend You, but Your Daughter Looks Just Like Her Birth Mother

Name Change

Many of you may have noticed that we changed Ruby’s middle name.  We just weren’t in love with the way that her original name flowed, and when we called her by her name…it just didn’t seem to “fit” her.  So we dug.  We wanted to find something that still greatly honored her birth mother, my mother, Corey’s grandmother, and my best friend Alison (who passed … Continue reading Name Change