Happy Anniversary to my husband Scott today!
We've reached the 10 year milestone, but I think there are good odds that we would both probably call this past year, the craziest of all of them thus far. Never in my wildest dreams would I have thought a year ago at this time that our family would double in size in just one year...family of 3 to a family of 6 (coming this August!)
One year ago, I was starting to believe that we would probably never have a foster care placement and even if we did, we were only certified for one child at that time. How quickly things can change in just a matter of days. One year ago today, I was feeling disappointed by these thoughts because I KNEW pregnancy was not an option for us as far as building our family.
Sometimes, I really get the feeling that God is looking down on me laughing and saying, "Oh, my dear child, you have NO IDEA the things I have in store for you! hehe"
That is the magic of one year I suppose :)
So, in honor of our 10 years, here is a little list I've made to share with all of you...
1: Sweet & challenging boy we get to call our son
2: Sweet & sassy girls whom we've been blessed to share our lives with for the past year
3: Couches we have gone through thus far (in our defense the first two were already several years old when they came into our possession)
4: Years of infertility that haunted us in the beginning of our marriage
5: Semesters of college courses and late night homework
6: Years of parenthood-we had no idea what I wild ride it would be either
7: Months of pregnancy now under our belt
8: Cats & kittens (at the moment anyway) with whom the kids love to play
9: Equals the combined ages of all of our kids at this point in time (I had to stretch to come up with something for this one ;)
10: Years of marriage and (hopefully) many more to come!
Thanks for sticking with us through all of the crazy! :)