Hindsight never ceases to amaze me. Looking back at our journey through the process of adoption, I remember days that brought me to my knees wondering if we would ever actually bring these precious kids in our home.
Now we sit 2 years and 4 months into our life as a new family and I yet again am brought to my knees.
I naively thought that once we were finally together, we would settle in and finally enjoy becoming a family. What I don’t think I was ready to handle was what I thought ”hard” would feel like versus what “hard” would actually be.
Nothing would have prepared me completely for the “hard” in the adoption journey as we were flung into the brick wall of real life living cemented with trauma and loss.
The hard can look different from family to family and day to day, but in the end it is still hard.
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