It's that time of year again... Time to buy Christmas presents for others and create our Christmas lists. Time to check out the holiday sales and shop 'til we drop. Time to snatch up the best deals of the season on the perfect gifts for others (and maybe even ourselves). But wait. Is that what … Continue reading ‘Tis the Season to be Giving
Actually, my dress was quite old this year. I don't have much need for dresses in practical Taiwan, so I just recycled one from a few years ago.
Who did have new Easter dresses then, you ask? The babies from His Hands Taiwan, of course! With only five babies in the nursery at the moment (Kara recently went home to the U.S., and Tiffany was visiting friends in Taichung for Easter), the Hatchlings thought it would be a good idea to get all of them to church on their first Easter Sunday.
This post is a little tribute to Kara, one of our His Hands Taiwan babies who is going home to be with her forever family this week. We Hatchlings (i.e. Christel, Sara, and Ashleigh) love all the babies at HH, but every adoption situation is different, and sometimes we get to know a baby better. … Continue reading Our Girl is Going Home
Tonight we had to say a bittersweet goodbye to an awesome family, but we are so thankful that they will soon be on their way home together. We love the Carlsons! It really has been a blessing to get to know this godly, fun-loving, and adventurous couple and to spend time with them during their first weeks with their babies. Because they were here longer than most of the adoptive families, we truly did get to know them and grow to love them. Mark and Brenda are wonderful parents, and it was a blessing to watch them as they immediately connected with the twins.
Sara and I sometimes go up to the nursery on Thursday afternoons to visit with the babies and Mary Joy. Here are some highlights from today's visit.