Half a Year of Firsts

Half a Year of Firsts

Half A Year of Firsts November 18th was 6 months from the day we first met our girls in that stifling hot orphanage in Bujumbura, Burundi. On that day, they wouldn’t look at us in the eye, wouldn’t smile, wouldn’t talk, and didn’t trust us as...
Hey, Three Months

Hey, Three Months

Hey, Three Months In just a few days, we’ll be celebrating 3 months since Gotcha Day! I’ll admit, the first few weeks after coming home, people would say things like “oh wow, how crazy you’ve already had them 1 month!” and in my mind...
After One Month Home

After One Month Home

After One Month Home Hey Y’all! Sorry it has been a few weeks since I posted! Many of you have been asking about a new post for some time now, and I’m glad you have enjoyed following along with our journey and praying for us! The main reason I have not...
Bandages, Boundaries, and Bawling

Bandages, Boundaries, and Bawling

Bandages, Boundaries, and Bawling Hey Everybody! We’ve been home for a week and a half, but it feels like SO much longer than that. It seems like every day there are huge steps forward in attachment and huge steps backward in behavior (and yes, those two are...
Cocoon Update

Cocoon Update

Cocoon Update Hey Y’all. Your prayers and words of encouragement have meant so much to us as we hide ourselves away in the cocoon with the girls! Thanks for taking time to lift us up in prayer and reach out to us. Just a couple days ago I posted about how things...