Inspirational stories from people like you!  

April 25, 2019

When a couple is happily married the next logical step is to add children to the happiness!  Right?   

That was the plan for me and Michael. We had been good people, we played by all the rules growing up, and we believed God would take care of us.  We would ad...

April 3, 2019

She was perfect. She had 10 fingers, 10 toes, and the cutest lips I’ve ever seen. My daughter Sam was born at 14 weeks and 6 days in the summer of 2018. She was 6 inches long and weighed about 2.5 ounces. I was shocked at how perfectly formed she was despite being so s...

October 15, 2018

  One week after losing our entire home to a devastating fire we were blessed with the news of expecting baby number four. Our three daughters were thrilled to have a new brother or sister!

This pregnancy was no different than my others, everything was going great!...

June 1, 2018

A foster to adopt story.

Every little girl's dream is to grow up and be a mom. Mine wasn’t any different. After 10 years of trying to conceive and 10 years of negative pregnancy tests, it was time to do something different. We weren’t getting any younger. The fertility...

May 18, 2018

I’m thankful for a God who is in control of everything we face in our life. I am so blessed to have grown closer to him over the last 5 years. I am blessed to have a healthy 5 year old boy that calls me mama and his best friend. He is my world. I never imagined just ha...

April 20, 2018

A real story about IVF.

Infertility…..It’s such a dirty little word, or at least it can feel that way sometimes.  I don’t think you can ever really be prepared for that diagnoses. I know I wasn’t, my husband wasn’t.  I knew there was something wrong, but until I woke up...

April 6, 2018

A story of Miscarriage.

I remember as a young girl being told that a woman at church had suffered a miscarriage. I told my friends that I could never do that. Enduring a miscarriage was beyond my capability and God would never give me that. Looking back my ignorance is...

August 10, 2017

Waiting for adoption of any kind is emotional, trying, lonely, and complicated to name a few.  One thing it is not is easy.  Adoption is not for the weak at heart, and I found waiting for our domestic adoption to be much harder on us than our international adoption....

August 1, 2017

When we decided adoption was God's plan for us.  It took a weight off of our shoulders.  Literally, our prayers changed from please let us get pregnant to please find our baby.  We researched and prayed and God placed the country of Russia on our hearts, and our plan w...

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