Tag Archives: The Great Journey to Motherhood

Momma Love

Being a mom has been a HUGE learning experience. Becoming a mom by way of adoption has been an even bigger learning experience. I really felt like I loved Mary Alice before we ever met her. I did love her. … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Mother’s Day 2013

So this is my “first” Mother’s Day and I have to say I have some mixed feelings about that. First of all, there is the elated feeling that is primarily coursing through me. I am mother. Hear me roar. Not … Continue reading

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Ease and Confidence

I want to preface this by saying, this is my opinion. If you don’t like it, don’t hate. I first wrote this post on May 1, 2012 toward the end of our hard fight to bring home our daughter. I … Continue reading

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The Day: Part Two

So, here is the long awaited second post about the day we met Mary Alice. After our computer crashed taking all of our Taiwan travel pictures with it I thought I wouldn’t get to do this post. Just in case … Continue reading

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The sting of infertility

Yea, Yea. I know I just changed the blog to being overwhelmed by joy and all that… but I want to tackle a subject that will always remain close to my heart. One that I probably wouldn’t have posted about … Continue reading

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Adoption Awareness Month

So…   Last November we had just found out that our first referral, Annie, had been taken back by her grandparents and we received our second referral, Amelia. You can find that here. Every thing was kind of up in … Continue reading

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4 Months Home!

Can you believe we have been home for four months?! I can’t! When we came home we had a baby who had just started rolling over in one direction, couldn’t sit up unassisted and was still drinking 4 ounce bottles … Continue reading

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An honest post…

Well, we have now been home for 2 months and I think it is time for an honest peek inside what our transition has looked like. It hasn’t been easy. I loved Mary Alice from the moment I laid my … Continue reading

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Before she was in our arms

I have realized that there were 4 months before any of you got to see any pictures of our sweet girl so I thought I would share some of those pictures of her before she was in our arms. They … Continue reading

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The Day.

The day we met our daughter was a day I can’t forget. We got off the plane in Taiwan planning to meet our friend Alicia, the catalyst to us choosing to adopt from Taiwan, but she was no where to … Continue reading

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