Naomi Elizabeth is HERE!!!

  Naomi Elizabeth Wood April 23rd, 2014 at 9:12am 8lbs & 20.25 inches long Two weeks ago our lives were forever changed by this beautiful bundle of joy! Her birth was beautiful and I was so blessed to be surrounded by such a wonderful team to help me labor and deliver her into the world […]

Still Here…

Hey friends! I just wanted to pop in and say that my expanded belly and I are still here! I’m taking a hiatus until this little lady decides to make her appearance. I will share with you when she does finally arrive and then I may take another break to refocus on what I want […]

The Final Stretch: Surrender & Embrace

(photo by Katie Reich) I was hoping in the final weeks of my pregnancy I would have been able to write and share more of what God has been doing in my heart through this pregnancy, but fatigue and general preparation for baby Wood  have stalled my writing habits. This final stretch of my pregnancy […]

Why Hello There…

I’ve been neglecting this little space for the past few weeks because life here on the ground has been full and exhausting. My extra time that I have had, I’ve used to just lay down…or walk into our girls’ room and wonder what my next project will be (nesting has settled in nice and strong!). […]

2013 was Hard

2013 was quite the year. So many blessings. So many heartaches. Moments when I didn’t think I could go on and days that were filled with so much unexpected joy that my heart was about to burst. But mostly is was HARD. As I lived through 2013 and more and more things went wrong (4 […]

Adoption, Motherhood, and all those Emotions

Adoption has taught me many things over this past year. Patience, trust, awareness of social injustice, and much, much more, but what I didn’t realize was just how much adoption would teach me about motherhood. The lack of control over our process, the selflessness of asking for financial help, the anxiety over their well-being all […]

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