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Category Archives: adoption

My Womb Aches for Life, While My Baby Is In Another Woman’s Arms

This post originally appeared at Missional Women. —————— I don’t know how to tellView full post »

Pure and Undefiled Religion is Within Our Grasp

Pure and undefiled religion. It’s a catchy phrase that draws us in. But it’s wrapped in tragedy. Children with noView full post »

Adoption Update + BEAUTIFUL Quilt Raffle!

This blog space has led me into so many of your lives, and allowed me to connect with you on some deep, meaningfulView full post »

Adoption is Just Flat Messy

At any given time, there are about as many tabs open in my brain as are open on my laptop. My Safari app presently hasView full post »

The Role of White Privilege in Adoption

I’m no stranger to the White Man’s Burden. It’s the guilt of having so much in a world where the majority has soView full post »

Adoption Update: Home Study

Our world has been so consumed with moving overseas, I’ve done a poor job of communicating where we are in the processView full post »

In Community, WE CAN

I remember the day that it hit me. I can’t do this anymore…I’ve taken on too much. It was the week we were movingView full post »

The Adoption Process {Just the Basics}

I will say it again. I have been overwhelmed by the outpouring of love and support since Gavin and I announced theView full post »

Home is Wherever I’m with You {My First Adoption Breakdown}

I wouldn’t say that I’m the whitest white person I’ve ever known. I guess I could always wear more ruffle-bottomView full post »

The Post I’ve Waited Years to Write

I’ve had the pleasure of sharing some exciting news with several people over the last few weeks: Pinkston Baby #2 isView full post »