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Surviving the NICU: Adoptive Parent Edition

When we welcomed our youngest son into our family through adoption, we experienced the NICU for the first time.  When our oldest son was born, the closest he came to anything like the NICU was having to stay in the well baby nursery for about 24 hours under the bilirubin lights.  As a first time mama, this stressed me to …

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Growing, Learning, and Leaning on Him

We just closed on two months of actively presenting to expectant mothers.  We’ve presented our profile to 10 expectant mothers.  There have been some very promising situations, but in the end the answers have all been ‘no’.  A friend reminded me the other day that, ultimately, the Lord’s plan will prevail.  Earlier this week, I lost site of that precious …

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