Tag Archives: adoption

Happy 12th Beautiful Girl

Dear Abby, Happy 12th Birthday! You are growing up so quickly. You are almost as tall as me now! I don’t think you have to worry about being short anymore because you still have a few more years to grow! … Continue reading

Posted in Abby, Let's Reminisce and Reflect! | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Happy 8th Birthday, Ava!

Dear Ava, Sorry I am so behind writing your birthday letter. I’m sure every letter I have written for your birthday has that same apology in it. It’s tough having a birthday on Christmas Day. But, we made sure to … Continue reading

Posted in Let's Reminisce and Reflect! | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Happy 10th!!

Alayla, Happy 10th Birthday, girl! I am so behind writing your birthday letter, but December birthday letters always seem to come a few months late. I tend to need a little extra time to recover from all of the excitement … Continue reading

Posted in Let's Reminisce and Reflect! | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Happy 20th Babe!!

Dear Jamie, Our trip to Disney World and Vero Beach this past week where we celebrated our 20th Wedding Anniversary turned out to be a trip like none other. Getting away and spending quality time together was something we both … Continue reading

Posted in Let's Reminisce and Reflect! | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Happy 6th Birthday AJ

Dear Abel, It’s hard to believe you are already 6 years old. I’m pretty sure I start every birthday letter with words very similar to those. The years just pass by so quickly. You have grown so much this year. … Continue reading

Posted in AJ, Let's Reminisce and Reflect! | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Happy 7th Birthday, Ava!

Dear Ava, You are seven-years-old already!! Your birthday is so special because it’s on Christmas! Some people might not like a birthday on or near Christmas. But, you love it because you get to celebrate your birthday the same day … Continue reading

Posted in adoption, Ava, Let's Reminisce and Reflect! | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Happy 9th B-Day Princess Alayla

Dear Alayla, How can you already be 9 years old? These past almost five years have really flown by. It seems like you should still be the cute feisty 4 year-old who I met in January 2016. You stole my … Continue reading

Posted in Alayla, Let's Reminisce and Reflect! | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Happy Birthday Little Dinosaur

Dear Abel, We had so much fun celebrating you today! You had the best day playing with all your new dinosaurs. It is a rare occasion if you don’t have a dinosaur in your hand. You are a lot like … Continue reading

Posted in Let's Reminisce and Reflect! | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Happy Double Digits!!

Dear Abby, I can’t believe you are already ten years old. A lot has changed since we first met you a little over 4 years ago. You were a few months shy of being 6. I’ll never forget those first … Continue reading

Posted in Abby, adoption, foster care, Let's Reminisce and Reflect! | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Paralyzed

Have you ever felt paralyzed to the point of not being able to have the energy to move two more steps forward? Despite all the blessings going on around you, you still feel like the lies and deception in other … Continue reading

Posted in foster care, Let's Reminisce and Reflect! | Tagged , | Leave a comment