Baby Update!!!

Our son was born on Wednesday, December 12th and two days later his birthmom chose us to be his parents.  Our caseworker called us around 3 p,m. on Friday to tell us we were chosen and we hopped in the car and met him 3 hours later. There are no words to describe how grateful …

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Here and Now

It’s taken a couple months just for the reality to sink in that we’re here… we’re in the waiting phase of our adoption. This is the part that people warned us about. It’s impossible to predict how long it will take to be chosen by a birth mother and it’s totally out of our hands. …

Thankful

This Thanksgiving the McMichael thankful list is overflowing. So much has happened since my last post that we're finding it hard to describe how grateful and blessed we feel.  We praise God, above all, for his mercy and love which we know we could never deserve and we thank him for giving us more than …

The Mountain

I sat with my big brother over lunch recently and he asked me a great question. He said, "What is this adoption journey like for you and Kevin?" Without hesitation, I said, "It’s God calling us to something way harder and way better than we would have done on our own. It’s bigger and better …

Quick Update

We are officially done with our paperwork and hoping to start the interview phase soon. In the mean time, we’re gearing up for our Holiday Gift Market fundraiser and I just have to say, it’s going to be awesome!! We have woodworkers, artists, knitters, photographers, bakers, painters and crafters working away, making items for us …

Open Adoption

We’re cruising through the homestudy process and happily checking one box after another; excited to know that each day moves us closer to meeting our baby! We’re just getting our feet wet in the world of adoption and yet we’re already seeing how much there is to learn and how many decisions adoptive parents have …