Late this week, we checked off the last detail on our end - being fingerprinted. Now, we are completely eligible to adopt! Now it's time to get out of the way and watch as God's plan unfolds. Our lives could be turned upside down with very little notice, and we couldn't be more excited. With … Continue reading Nesting


It's hard to believe so much has happened since my last update. And though it hasn't resulted in meeting our baby just yet, I have to find the grace to remind myself that each step in this process is an important one in what will be a beautiful journey. First of all, Tyler and I … Continue reading Progress


Thanks to Tyler, the ultimate researcher, we are now the proud owners of about a dozen books on adoption. I have begun reading the book on the top of the stack, Dear Birthmother, which is an awesome testament to the power of communication and openness in adoption. It's really broadened my perspective and allowed me … Continue reading Preparation

Next Steps

It's been a little while since the last post and while it doesn't feel like much has happened, I remind myself that each step in the process marks significant progress. Tyler and I met again with Kathie, our adoption consultant. After filling out a questionnaire detailing what's most important to us in this process and … Continue reading Next Steps