Monthly Archives September 2014

Fast & Simple: Adoption Bug

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Alright guys, this one is going to be a quickie!

Last week I received the following email:

“Dear Adoption Bug fundraiser families and organizations –
 
We regret to inform you that after nearly six years of helping families raise money for their adoptions and supporting both domestic and international adoption through fun, adoption-themed apparel, Adoption Bug will be closing this fall. Adoption Bug is a family-owned business run by John and Tammi Ambrose. This past December John took on a new full-time job, and it has been extremely difficult to keep up with the demands of Adoption Bug for the past eight months. So at this time, we feel that we must close in order to maintain a healthy balance for our family...
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Her precious shoes.

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So it’s past 3:00 am and I’m awake. It’s my long awaited night to rest and Jordan is up with the baby. Yet here I am… a sobbing mess.

What’s up, you ask???

Today was a long day. I was excited to jump into my empty queen bed for a night of blissful slumber. While I was brushing my teeth my mind began drifting towards our adoption process, as it often does. And then… God wrecked me. I could hardly finish brushing before the tears began to uncontrollably stream.

In order for me to experience one of the greatest joys in my life, someone is going to have to experience a heart-wrenching loss that most likely includes their life.

While yes, there are some elective adoptions out there — and, no, I am in no way insinuating that giving up their child for adoption is an easy thing– but my future c...

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