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“Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us, to Him be glory in the church by Jesus Christ to all generations, forever and ever. Amen.” Ephesians 3:20-21, emphasis mine Blessed. Humbled. Grateful. We have just received word that Read More →

So y’all know that we are homeschooling this year… in anticipation of the transition/adjustment to becoming a family of five, we thought it optimal to pull back and instruct our kids at home; essentially pre-Cocooning. We knew that going at our own pace would afford us the flexibility to take the girls along for three Read More →

Now that we are a mere few weeks away from heading to China, everyone has been asking us, “Are you ready?” The short answer is yes. The long answer? Yes! We have dreamed about expanding our family for years, been actively working on this adoption for eighteen months, and been staring at a darling photograph of Read More →

Alternatively entitled: “Literary Distractions For The Duration Of Our Wait” and/or “Books I’ll Surely Neglect After Bringing Home Our Toddler”. I’ve always been a  book-worm. Pretty sure it all started with The Baby-Sitter’s Club… I accumulated every single book in the series as a tween. (Though we weren’t called Tweens at the close of the Read More →

In June 2001, as our long-awaited nuptials drew near, I stressed about the dumbest stuff. The strapless bridesmaid dress that wouldn’t zip, the harpist that lacked punctuality (yet possessed ample attitude), delegating the precious task of pining corsages on grandmothers to the nearest helper and neglecting to take photographs with them. Dumb. I’ll just go ahead and Read More →

When we arrive back in Montana with Little Man in tow, any and all are welcome to greet us at the airport before we retreat into our Cocoon for an unspecified period of time.  Though we will have had almost three weeks of bonding as a family of five under our belt from our time Read More →