one year!

it’s so hard to believe that ONE YEAR ago today, I became a mom. It’s hard to believe that those sweet precious itty bitty babies are now full on toddlers running around my house. One year! I’m having a hard time putting into words how thankful I am that we are on the other side of this adoption, that they are home forever! Just thinking back to the excitement of getting everything ready in 34 hours, flying to Ethiopia + meeting my parents in Germany on the way, having Alison there to take the pictures and just every day we got to spend with them in the transition home makes me giddy! It was the fulfillment of Gods promise – our double portion. and now, these babies are ours. they are americans. they are texans. They are ours forever.

Where words fail me, I have these images. I will forever be grateful to our great friend, Alison, for being there to capture our first moments as parents. Enjoy!

Hey, I'm Wynne!

Hi, friend! First, I truly am so giddy that you are here. I want you to know I believe in you and all the ways you are growing towards living a more intentional life.  I genuinely hope you are encouraged from our time together here.

A little about me, I’m a type 7 on the enneagram, a total extrovert + people lover, entrepreneur, connector, storyteller, people gatherer, and passionate wife, mama + friend. I feel most alive when I’m exploring new places and surrounded by people I love. Give me a day in the outdoors disconnected from wifi, and I am a happy girl. I run on oat milk lattes, Jesus, gratitude journaling and kitchen dance parties with my four kids.
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  1. aja says:

    Absolutely beautiful!

  2. Oh my word talk about heart explosion!!!
    What a beautiful journey.

  3. Ruthie Hart (@ruthiehart1) says:

    I’ve loved following you and Stephen on this journey… I cannot believe it’s been a whole year! I remember seeing these pictures for the first time and praying that one day I would meet my futures babies and look just as happy and blessed

  4. Bailey Jean says:

    Wow! My heart is so full of joy at this, and how beautiful it must be to be one year farther in the journey with these precious ones! The Lord’s hand was on this from the beginning and it is plain as day in these pictures!

  5. desiree says:

    Oh Wynne,
    This is making me tear up all over again. Love. love. LOVE. So happy for you and your family. Happy one year to you all!

  6. Rebekah says:

    These pictures were perfect for capturing this amazing day for you! We are waiting for our children and this just makes me giddy to see these!! I love your blog and am encouraged by the story that God is unfolding in each adoption story I read!

    • Wynne says:

      thank you rebekah! your day WILL come and it will be beautiful!!! hang onto that and know that Gods timing is perfect! thanks for reading out story!

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