They Say Hindsight’s 20/20

  hind·sight hīn(d)ˌsīt/ Noun understanding of a situation or event only after it has happened or developed. The funny thing about faith is that it’s so, so easy to say that you have faith, but when you’re tested you truly begin to understand what it’s all about. It’s not about proclaiming the fact that you…

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Caleb: Month Two

On the day that we celebrated two months with Caleb, we were at a reunion picnic with our adoption agency. It was such a great opportunity to meet adoptive families in the area and to connect with other families with babies that are Caleb’s age. One of the highlights of the event was being able to see Ms….

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But How’s It REALLY Going?

It’s what they all want to ask when I say, “It’s going great!” or “He’s adjusting so well!” or “I cannot imagine this transition going better!” And this is all the truth. It IS going well. Caleb HAS just fit right into our family. And his siblings and Mommy and Daddy DO adore him. It’s…

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Caleb: Month One

March 23, 2015: It’s a BOY! It’s a boy who is one year old. Who doesn’t understand our words. Who doesn’t know why he’s being handed to us, these two crazy white people who are obviously in on the joke, and he is not. Our excitement is palpable, as is his confusion. It’s a moment that Kevin…

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Home: Week One

Exactly one week ago, Kevin, Caleb, and I were on a United flight from Hong Kong to Chicago. One week! It seems like minutes ago and years ago all at the same time. Around this time a week ago, we were probably being served a dinner of roast beef, steamed broccoli and carrots, and a…

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