Category Archives: adoption

Girl Date: Roosevelt Island

I told Anna all about the pretty pink flowers Matt and I saw on our Roosevelt Island date and mentioned that I would love to take her on a Girl-date there next year. She missed the “next year” part and … Continue reading

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Tomorrow our little one turns five!

I have never met a little girl like Anna-girl. She is so full of life and energy that we find ourselves constantly amazed by her. We are never bored. She has an appetite that is comparable to her big brothers’ … Continue reading

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Surprise Orders!

If you’re military you know what that means! It means that while we were under the impression we’d be here until June 2021, God knew otherwise. 10 days ago Matt received a phone call that would take our well-laid out … Continue reading

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NC 2019: Mama Kim

Yesterday’s post details our adventure in getting to the United States. In this post I’ll tell about getting from NJ to VA to NC. After a good night’s sleep we were really hoping the weather would cooperate. Hurricane Dorian was … Continue reading

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Guesting-posting over at!

It’s always an honor to be asked to share what is on my heart in someone else’s space. Sometimes I’m asked to speak at an event, write an article for a magazine, or guest-post for a friend’s blog. No matter … Continue reading

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When am I Going to be White?

Heart. Broken. That’s what we felt when we heard Anna ask this last week. We have done everything in our power to affirm Anna’s gorgeous brownness. We point out the beauty of black people on television and in books. We … Continue reading

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Cooking with Mommy

All four of our boys are all fairly good cooks. They will not starve when they move out of our home, but none of them gravitated to my side when I was cooking dinner. They gravitated┬áto the kitchen when dinner … Continue reading

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Anna’s THREE!

This girl is a source of joy for so many in her life. It is precious to me that my boys still fight to be the one to wake her up in the morning and still ask if her nap … Continue reading

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Montgomery, Alabama to Belmont, NC

On the morning of the 19th we woke up in Montgomery, Alabama. Because of our studies the past two years on the deep, rich history of black Americans, we haven’t spent an inordinate amount of time on either Dr. Martin … Continue reading

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