We’ve had quite the hiatus from this platform so allow me to update you on our adoption process: we are the very proud parents of our precious daughter, Ebeny Autumn Smith! Ebeny was born on 9/29/21 and joined our family on 10/3/21. Ebeny- a shortened form of the Hebrew word “ebenezer” meaning “stone of help.” … Continue reading Welcome, Ebeny!- Meet our daughter
As we’re ramping up for the Christmas season and just coming off of Thanksgiving, I’ve seen a trend on social media that I’ve been LOVING. Amidst a year of trials, struggles, and frustrations some people have been sharing the good that 2020 has brought. For us, 2020 will be memorable for many reasons (as I’m … Continue reading Counting Our Blessings
We’ve made the announcement– we are adopting!! The congratulations have rolled in, we’ve been showered with encouragement, and our community is rallied and ready to go. But now that we’ve made our hopes and dreams known, the question becomes, “So what’s next? Where are you now in the process?” I mentioned in our last post … Continue reading So, Where Are We Now?
Now, if we’re honest with each other, this may have been one of the first thoughts that popped into your head when you heard of our adoption…and that’s okay! With each “announcement” of our adoption journey to friends and family we have been met with sweet and greatly appreciated excitement followed by curious and well-intentioned … Continue reading Why Adoption First?