Hubris and Grief

Hubris and Grief

Hubris and Grief I jinxed us, y’all. Yesterday, our tribe kicked butt: girls were brave, attachments were forming, we had a solid routine all day, felt prepared, and got everyone to sleep within minutes for nap time and bedtime. Blake and I were commenting all...
Allen Tribe Owns Medicals

Allen Tribe Owns Medicals

Allen Tribe Owns Medicals We’ve now been parents for 5 days. They’ve been full of puke, diarrhea, hospitals, hotels, airports, airplanes, and figuring out who these two little girls are, because each day they wake up with new personality traits that they...
Twin Toddler Mayhem

Twin Toddler Mayhem

Twin Toddler Mayhem Y’all…I am EXHAUSTED. Today I felt like I got my first real taste of what it’s like to parent twin toddlers. I know, you’re probably thinking, “What?! But you’ve had those kids for 4 days, you’re basically...
Getting to Know the Girls

Getting to Know the Girls

Getting to Know the Girls Praise the Lord, we had a much better day today! Thank you all SO MUCH for lifting up our girls and our family over the last few days. We got off to a rough start, but today was a much needed improvement. Last night, Mercy slept all through...
We’ve Arrived!

We’ve Arrived!

We’ve Arrived! Hey y’all! Thanks so much for praying us through our travel days! We did have a 2 hour delay leaving Ethiopia, but that was the only hiccup and it wasn’t a big deal. A 4 hour layover just turned into a 6. We got to Burundi safely. All...