I am not sure that I have felt such an overwhelming bounty of feelings at any other one point in my life, as i do now! Oh the paradoxes in parenting! It's 11:10pm, my husband is deep in Africa for work and my children are deep in dreamland. Everything seems to have right sized itself after a … Continue reading Concoctions of parenting
On the 22nd January 2014, I ‘stumbled’ across a podcast called 'The Miracle of Snowflake Adoption' by James Dobson. He was explaining how he had played a role in the first ever Embryo adoption. My ears and heart were completely flooded for a moment. This meant TWO SIGNIFICANT things….. firstly that I might actually be able to carry and give … Continue reading Finding our snowflake baby
Did you know that there are HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS of frozen embryos sitting in freezers across the WORLD waiting for someone to adopt them? Dr. Dobson interviews Marlene Strege the first snowflake adoptive mom and her daughter Hannah—the first snowflake adopted baby. LISTEN HERE: PODCAST: The Miracle of Snowflake Adoption
I’m not sure when this heartbeat first began… Maybe it was sometime mid 2013 when I first listened to James Dobsons podcast on ‘snowflake babies‘. I was flicking through media and came to a halt as my heart suddenly stopped my fingers from scrolling…. and the nagging feeling that I should really be catching up on … Continue reading This heartbeat
I thank God continuously for this blessing of a child. Not just empty words. I really do pray. To God. And I thank Him with my whole heart because I know He answered my hearts cry... down to every detail of our content, beautiful, happy little girl. I pray for strength, patience and wisdom when I need … Continue reading Where did you come from, baby dear?
My mind is buzzing right now with all all that I would like to share - diving down to try and gather all the precious little details and then soaring up to try and grasp our new vista picture that's grown over this special chunk of time. How can I put it all into words? What … Continue reading The last 7 months, love & instinct
I have dreamt about writing this post for, oh... 7 years AND 7 weeks now... but I have barely been able to make myself a cup of coffee, which if I may add, is was generally my first cognitive waking thought. I stir, I blink and I think coffee! My husband and I sometimes have … Continue reading Behold… our baby girl!!!
Don't you just love SPRINGtime? It's a beloved season! I find myself trailing around the garden, listening to the birds sing, analysing the new buds, protecting the sprouts (as if i'm needed for that, thanks panj but you aint God!), and stroking the brand new, innocent leaves. I'm such a nerd! I think my 4 years in London … Continue reading Suddenevitably, it’s spring!
A friends facebook status this morning really spoke to me. I just wanted to keep it here... lest I forget. “Life has no favourites - on some of its days it let’s u bask in the sun and on other days it smashes you on the rocks - BUT secured in the Fathers love we … Continue reading For when I feel forgotten on the sidelines…
I must write! But I feel blankly unable to even articulate my head and heart to myself. At the moment, my dreams are far more higher grade than my day-time thoughts... Well, let's start with a simple detail to forest my way thro.... Ok - hub and I recently returned from an INCREDIBLE, long awaited … Continue reading Rocking my hashtag & achtung heart