Adoption Talk Topics #1: Introductions

  I'm going to try to keep up with the Adoption Talk Link Up this year and the first topic of the year is Introductions.  I've done a few of those here on the blog (how we got to the Marshall Islands, why we chose adoption, and 99 things about me) but my life has changed quite a bit since those were written.
(There is something photo-worthy about a popcorn bucket bigger than your head...)

  I'm still married to D and we still have four kids- Sky, Fire, Water, and Earth  - all home through open adoption.  For a long time, our life was defined by the island we lived on (Kwajalein, in the Marshall Islands) but all that changed about a year ago when D took a job near Tucson and we moved back to America.  I became a stay-at-home-mom, taking care of our two youngest during the day.
  I still enjoy to cooking, and while I don't get to read as much as I used to, I love finding new and fun things for our family to do around Tucson.  We still travel (to Thailand last year, and  we are planning a trip to Mexico) but most of our day to day life is the same as so many other American families.
   It was lovely to "meet" you and I hope to see you here again soon!


  1. I found you through Adoption Talk. It's nice to meet you and I hope to ((see)) you more this year. :)

  2. Hi, Amber. What a glorious photo of your family in your masthead! It's nice to "meet" you through the Adoption Talk Linkup. Very cool that you have a life of travel...hoping to return to that ourselves some day.

    Lori Holden

  3. I didn't realize you had moved back to the States - looking forward to catching up!

  4. I look forward to following your blog...found you via Erin adoption link up. Blessings!


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