Thursday, February 10, 2011

Life Can Change In the Blink of an Eye

(This post was also published at Simply Klassic Home.)

Things are changing in our household and I'm going to be putting the blogging thing on hold for a little while.

Most of you know that I adopted my son as an infant. This past week I found out he has a two year old sister, and we have been asked to bring her into our home, with the intention of adopting her. We said yes, and were informed today that the placement should take place by the middle of next week. They prefer the process to move quickly as it is in the best interest of the child.

I have not yet told Cooper, as I don't think he will understand exactly what it means and it would just confuse him, and I don't plan to tell him until after we meet her this weekend. But I know that he will love having a sister.

So, with that said, I will be taking a hiatus from blogging, while we all settle into our new roles as brother, sister, and mother of TWO little ones. If you are so inclined, I would love your prayers during this time of adjustment.

I promise I will be back, I just don't know how soon. I will, however, be continuing with blog design so if you're interested in blog makeover, please visit me at Simply Klassic Designs and read about the specials I have going on right now.


  1. Will be keeping you in my prayers...God knows what He is doing! Comgrats on this new journey...Cant wait to hear all about it when you return...Blessings!!!

  2. Take all the time you need to welcome your new family member and get everyone settled and adjusted. We'll be praying for you and be right here when you can get back!

  3. Oh boy! How exciting to be adding to your family! I pray that it is an easy transition for everyone. For me it was a hard change going from one to two, but since she is older that will help. Lucky you! No sleepless nights! And now you get to buy thing on the other side of the store where the clothes are all cute and pink!

  4. Good luck with everything! That is so exciting! I totally understand about taking a break from blogging, you will have your hands full!!

    I can't wait to hear all about her though!!



  5. Congratulations on your new daughter! Hopefully the transition will be a smooth one, but if not, I'll pray for you all to be patient!

  6. I just followe/found you through foster 2 forever and have to say CONGRATS!! This sounds like amazingly wonderful news :)

  7. lots of changes but how exciting! i hope the transition goes well for all of you. congratulations on the arrival of your daughter!

  8. What a beautiful blessing. Many prayers for you and your family.

    I'm sure it's not without its own share of stress but God is great!

    If you need to talk, I'm here! Send me an email on fb if you'd like.

    I hope you have a lovely weekend :)


  9. WOW!!! Incredible! I'd definitely say that's the blink of an eye!! Will be praying for you guys and your new adjustment...but oh what a blessing =)

  10. Ah Kristin, yay. I will keep you and your family in my thoughts. I know everything will ok. I will miss ya but we'll be here when ya get back.
    Give your lil' ones a hug from us :
    ~ Deanna

  11. Congrats on the new addition! Don't fret because you are an awesome mom and she is luckily to be able to join your home and be "reunited" with her brother.

  12. Sending prayers for you and your new little one. It takes a very special person to do what you have done. Thinking of you and knowing everything will work out just fine!

    Take care, Sue

  13. Hi Kristin,
    So pleased to hear your lovely news! I am wishing you and your dear family all the best. You will have plenty of love to share!
    All the best,

  14. Wow, Im so excited for you! I havent been keeping up with blogs so when i decided to come back to it, yours was one of the first I made sure to check in. Your an amazing mom and so strong for taking on the adventures that god has blessed you with. I wish you the best, and look forward to reading about all your adventures when you return.

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