Popular medias of #Foreverfamily

11 day ago

After 4 years in  #fostercare, Henry is officially with his  #ForeverFamily 😍💙  #fosterlove  #adoption

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12 day ago

“IT’S OFFICIAL!!! ⠀ We will FOREVER love this girl & no matter how far she goes in life, she will always have a landing place with us. ⠀ We are FAMILY. ⠀ Adoption has had my heart for so many years... it used to be a dream and now it’s a part of our life FOREVER! ⠀ If you have ever desired to adopt, don’t wait for it, start the pursuit.” ⠀ 📸 =  @ourdearlife

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1 month ago

Celebrating 🥳  #sisterforever  #alisson  #emily  #foreverfamily  #daughterandmother

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7 day ago

Sister to sister we will always be , a couple of nuts off the family tree .  #sisterforever  #alisson  #emily  #foreverfamily  #positivevibes  #picture  #photooftheday

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17 hour ago

We saw a lot of amazing adoptions yesterday, but our favorite had to be this one. Daisy had been in our system for nearly two years. Luckily she spent a good deal of that time in foster homes, but it never substitutes for a real family all her own. Yesterday, Daisy caught her lucky break! After TWO YEARS of being a shelter dog, Daisy is now home. We owe everyone who helped Daisy to get here, a huge thank you! And most of all, to her new family, we’re thankful people like you exist, who see the beauty in an older dog that just needed to catch a break ❤️ . . . . . . . . . .  #austinanimalcenter  #happytails  #myhappyending  #dogmom  #foreverfamily  #rescuedogsofinsta  #rescuedogsofinstagram  #austin  #austintx  #fosteringsaveslives  #cleartheshelters

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28 day ago

We had a great time with our family and friends 👬  #vacation  #sisterforever  #foreverfamily  #friends  #summer  #aummer2019  #waterpark  #volcanobay  #vacationmode  #alisson  #emily  #amigos  #familia  #youtube  #influencer  #behappy  #beyourself

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15 day ago

Like most of my paintings, the “peace of heaven” portrait concept came from a customers request and from there I worked with them to create something special. After that I had so many requests for this style of portrait that it has become the top seller in my shop and I have created over 100 “peace of heaven portraits” to date. . . With that reflection it breaks my heart to know that so many have had to endure and are still living with the heartache of child/infant loss and miscarriage. With these portraits I hope to be able bring a little peace and comfort to these families and remind them that Families are forever 💛 . .  #watercolorsbybree  #peaceinchrist  #infantloss  #miscarriageawareness  #childlosssupport  #watercolorfamily  #watercolorfamilyportraits  #facelesswatercolor  #facelesswatercolors  #facelesswatercolorportait  #familiesareforever  #foreverfamily

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7 day ago

 #tb to Christmas in New York. Featuring a blinding oval set in our wrap around halo design.  #foreverfamily what do you guys think of this one?  #foreverdiamondsny  #fdnyoval

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Recent medias of #Foreverfamily


4 minute ago

Tag the inghams ❤️❤️ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -  #theinghamfamily  #sarahingham  #chrisingham  #isabelleingham  #islaingham  #esmeingham  #family  #siblings  #jaceriveringham  #love  #foreverfamily  #weloveyou  #ifam  #ifamforever  #familyof7  #kidsofinstagram  #babysofinsta  #holiday  #summer19

1 hour ago

Mit Geld kann man einen wirklich guten Hund kaufen, aber nicht sein Schwanzwedeln. ——————————————— Nur mit einen Haustier weiß man was wirklich Liebe ist ❤️ Darum sind wir mit unsern kleinen Racker zum Fotoshooting gegangen und haben unsere Liebe in super schöne Bilder umwandeln lassen 😊 ——————————————  #hundeliebe  #hundefotografie  #hundewelpe  #4monate  #fürimmer  #fun  #seifenblasen  #fotoshooting  #hundeshooting  #spaßbild  #truelove  #kleinefamilie  #foreverfamily  #dog  #dogsofinstagram  #dogoftheday  #studiolinephotography  #studioline  #oldenglishbulldog  #oebofinstagram  #oeb  #oldenglishbulldogwelpe  #zwingervomleipzigerneuseenland  #tauch

1 hour ago

❤️ HAPPY EVER AFTER ❤️ 3 of our wonderful dogs went off to their forever homes this week 🏡👨‍👩‍👧🐶Two of them were our longest stays Spike and Oscar!💞 We wish them all the best of luck, and hope they have wonderful new lives now they're all in their forever homes!❤️ *in order Spike, Oscar and Terrence*  #foreverhomes  #adoptdontshop  #rspca  #rescuedogs  #foreverfamily  #happyeverafter  #husky  #huskyofinsta  #huskyoftheworld  #happyhusky  #jrt  #jrtofinsta  #jrtoftheworld  #happyjrt  #dog  #dogs  #dogsofinsta  #dogsoftheworld  #happydogs  #adopted  #longstays  #beenwaitingalongtime  #love  #makememories  #bestboys  #rescue  #rescueisbest

3 hour ago

08.18.19 • “Walk alongside me, Daddy and hold my little hand. I have so many things to learn that I don’t yet understand. . Teach me things to keep me safe from dangers everyday. Show me how to do my best at home, at school, at play. . Every child needs a gentle hand to guide them as they grow. So walk alongside me, daddy. We have a long way to go”. -unknown . . .  #daddyson  #walk  #walking  #quotes  #ily  #inspirationalquotes  #dad  #son  #family  #foreverfamily  #blog  #travelbog  #beach  #vitaminsea  #sand  #sandybeach  #holdinghands  #minime  #likefatherlikeson  #loveoneanother  #learning  #growingtogether  #makeamanoutofyou  #positivity  #bestrong  #beproud

3 hour ago

Hoomum was stripping the bed last night but I was so sleepy I just wanted to sleep on the duvet. I tried to do the best puppy eyes 🥺 but she said I couldn’t use it as a bed 😔 ok mummy, I’ll wait till you have it on your bed then we can snuggle ☺️  #dog  #dogs  #doggy  #dogsofinstagram  #dogsofinsta  #dogs_of_insta  #puppy  #puppygram  #dogsofinstaworld  #dogstagram  #doglover  #dogaccount  #instadog  #gsp  #gspofinstagram  #gspofinsta  #germanshorthairedpointer  #germanshorthairedpointerofinstagram  #rescue  #rescuedog  #gundog  #hpr  #adoptdontshop  #foreverfamily  #foreverhome  #sleepy  #duvet  #duvetdog  #cute  #puppyeyes

3 hour ago

ALOE GELLY HERO MUKA SAYA ! 🦸‍♀️ — Keluar rumah tanpa risau sana sini sebab kita pakai aloe gelly ! Aloe gelly ni boleh merawat sunburn, melembapkan kulit, menyegarkan kulit & merawat segala luka uollss, sangat multifunction ⭐️ — 1.Harga mampu milik ✔️ 2.Tahan selama 4 bulan ataupun lebih ✔️ 3.Mengandungi Aloe Vera yang 100% stabilized ✔️ 4.Made in USA 🇺🇸 ✔️ — Aloe vera gelly ni memang wajib ada dalam handbag Aimi bila keluar maklumlah sekarang ni cuaca panas sangat kangg ! So jangan lupa dapatkan Aloe Vera Gelly, Hero muka anda ‼️

5 hour ago

Don’t mind my stupid face but, I’m so extremely happy for these two! Beautiful wedding, beautiful couple! Why would people make you laugh before taking a picture!? I love you two and wish nothing but the best for you!!  #foreverfamily  @the_original_lilmike33  @gracie0903

5 hour ago

Some people are your family by birth. Some people you meet and become so close, they are your family by choice. Love you woman. Thanks for making the last day of summer break the best mommy date ever! (Yes, even at the beach. Haha)  @shelleypothos  #mushypost  #fambam  #sistafromanothermista  #lovesyou  #foreverfamily  #allthefeels

5 hour ago

Kalimera 🌞 I'm off out for my early morning walk with mum it's so nice & cool at this time. I've got my new harness on because when I walk with just my lead & collar I do a funny sideways crossing my leg walk, mum says I look like a dressage pony!  #ellabellacrete  #friendsofthestraysofgreece  #greekrescuedog  #dogsofinstagram  #bestdogever  #rescuedogsofinstagram  #greekdog  #rescueismyfavouritebreed  #happydog  #adoptedismyfavouritebreed  #rescuedogsrule  #rescuedogs  #muttsofinstagram  #rescueisbest  #rescuedoglove  #dogwalk  #adoptadog  #dogsforlife  #foreverhome  #foreverfamily  #rescuedogcrete  #recuepet

5 hour ago

Took this sweet outdoor girl up north to go camping! ⛺️ She loved every second of it!!! ...which made  @nolan.b_rad and I love it even more!🌲⛰☀️ (Sweet Sienna is currently being sassy Sienna and camping’s just not her thing lately. Maybe next time! 😂🤞🏽)  #camp  #campaz  #rimcountry  #naturebaby  #outdoorgirl  #paysonaz  #coconinonationalforest  #mountainpeople  #azoutdoors  #hike  #hikeaz  #foreverfamily  #fambamtime

5 hour ago

❤️“Time spent with family is worth every second of that moment”❤️ . . .  #sunset  #sunrise  #cousins💕  #family  #love  #foreverfamily  #dancer  #nature  #caring  #friends  #naturephotography  #everymoment  #everymomentcounts

5 hour ago

KISSES...A sweet kiss😙 for a sweet man. Hugs and KISSES😙 to you too sweet little luv💗!!! We can’t wait to meet you!!! 💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕  #kisses  #hugsandkisses  #adoptionislove  #adoption  #adoptionrocks❤️  #foreverfamily  #hopefuladoptiveparents  #hopingtoadopt  #privateadoption  #openadoption  #unplannedpregnancyoptions  #gregkimmyadopt

5 hour ago

Such great love! My heart is full after a day with the dearest of friends. Thank you Benjamin for sharing your day and your heart with Taylor and I (And Josie too!)  #ForeverFamily  #ForeverFriends

6 hour ago

Sunday best💜 “We would do well to slow down a little... focus on the significant... and truly see the things that matter most.”—Dieter F. Uchtdorf

7 hour ago

20 more days and I’ll be photographing this cute couple’s special day

7 hour ago

Sometimes it be the people you barely know who show the most love and support. Not everyone in your circle wanna see you win, doing good , happy etc. Always keep and eye on those “friends”. Don’t co sign another mans fuck ups because they only trying to drag people down with them. Let them be miserable with the shittty decisions they made in their life. They shouldn’t be mad at anyone but their own self stupidness. Don’t lose sight of what is important because others thoughts and opinions. Remember they are just that , opinions. Make yourself happy & be real with the people that are real with you.  #RealRecognizeReal  #FakeFriends  #FriendOrFoe  #YouNeverReallyKnow  #TimeShowsAll  #Respect  #Love  #BrushItOff  #Hate  #Jealousy  #Envy  #Ink  #Tattoo  #Family  #ForeverFamily  #Positive  #PositivePeople  #LV  #LasVegas

7 hour ago

Chilling with my cousins beautiful car 🔥😊  #Riverside  #Lowrider  #ForeverFamily  #carclub

7 hour ago

This is my big brother zhar! Hes so handsome and cool. I hope to be like him when I get big! • • • • • • • •  #kuramathehusky  #huskypuppy  #redhusky  #redhuskypuppy  #huskiesofinstagram  #puppies  #dogsofinstagram  #newpuppy  #foreverfamily  #fureverfamily  #huskypuppies  #huskypuppy

7 hour ago

Scotch found his forever home today thanks to the Blough family!! Have a happy life precious baby!! We are on a Mission From Dog!  #onamissionfromdog  #fortheloveofdog  #thelittlereddog  #rescuedogsofinstagram  #adoptdontshop  #supportrescue  #foreverhome  #foreverfamily

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7 hour ago

Mac found his forever home today with the Hughes family!!! Best wishes for a wonderful life beautiful boy!! We are on a Mission From Dog!  #onamissionfromdog  #fortheloveofdog  #thelittlereddog  #rescuedogsofinstagram  #adoptdontshop  #supportrescue  #foreverhome  #foreverfamily

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7 hour ago

😻 My heart is sooo happy for this little guy!! Little Brother (as I call him) aka Honey Mustard (of the Salad Dressing litter) at  @spcaannearundel found his forever home this weekend!! . Little Brother and his Big Brother and Sister were foster kittens of mine recently and are such amazing kitties. A few weeks ago my friend  @allison.persels mentioned that she and her family might be interested in getting a kitten so they wanted to come over to meet my foster kittens. In a short time, they fell in love with Little Brother and decided they wanted to adopt him! ❤️❤️❤️ . On Friday the adoption was approved, Saturday they brought him home and today, I went to go visit him in his new home with his new family. . Fostering animals is so incredibly rewarding and fun especially, because you’re helping animals become more adoptable so that they can find loving forever homes. Even though saying goodbye is always a little hard, goodbye is the goal. What always makes it a little easier and is the absolute best part of fostering though is when you are able to help your foster animals find their loving forever family! . Little Brother, your new family loves you already! You are going to have a great life and I am so excited that I will now get to watch you grow, thrive, and be surrounded by love... especially, from your new brother and sister. 👦🏻👧🏼🐱 . For anyone interested, Little Brother’s brother and sister are still available for adoption and are both awesome kittens! You can scroll down to find the picture of me holding 3 kittens to see them or let me know and I can send you about a thousand pictures! 😍 Please also feel free reach out to me with questions! . And for anyone interested in learning more about fostering, I’m always here and happy to share! Shelters always need fosters and if you love animals, it’s one of the greatest experiences! ❤️🐾 .  #rescue  #savelives  #adopt  #foster  #fosterkittens  #shelteranimals  #goodbyeisthegoal  #soloved  #foreverfamily  #foreverhome

7 hour ago

Spritzer was adopted today!! Thank you to the Roloff family for giving this sweetheart a forever home!! We are on a Mission From Dog!  #onamissionfromdog  #fortheloveofdog  #thelittlereddog  #rescuedogsofinstagram  #supportrescue  #adoptdontshop  #foreverfamily  #foreverhome

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7 hour ago

Pagi! 😉 Jom sama2 kita berkongsi manfaat aloe vera @ lidah buaya @ daun sabir..  #aloebarbadensismiller  #foreverlivingproductsmalaysia  #foreverfamily  #penanamterbesar  #pengeluaraloeveraterbesar

8 hour ago

I had such a joyous time reuniting w/my immediate family Mom,Dad and Siblings. Each one of us (5siblings) live in different states across the country. It’s been 13yrs since we all have been together at once😢. Happy 50th Anniversary to my parents💍 Happy 7th Birthday to my niece Aubrey🎂 The last pic my sister and I are wiping our tears because it was a beautiful moment we will remember💫 * * * * *  #family  #familyfirst  #reunite  #reunion  #sister  #sisterlylove  #brotherandsisterlove  #oceanside  #foreverfamily  #birthday  #50anniversary

8 hour ago

Little Ivy didn’t even have time to touch down at the adoption centre. Her new forever mom was so keen on this little lady that she met Ivy’s foster mom as she was coming in. They had a good conversation and Ivy’s new family is foster-mom-approved. ⭐️  #foreverfamily  #rescuedkitten  #littleivy  #adoptdontshop  #catnapsociety Congratulations to Ivy and her new humans.

8 hour ago

Gorgeous Gamora didn’t take long to find her new home, which includes a feline sibling with similar temperament - a little reticent but an friendly and loving kitty once she feels confident. Sounds like a great family for this lovely lady.  #BFFF  #bestfelinefriendforever  #foreverfamily  #rescuedcat  #adoptdontshop  #catnapsociety

8 hour ago

On my way to meet my forever family! • • • • • • •  #husky  #puppy  #kuramathehusky  #redhusky  #siberianhusky  #huskypuppy  #foreverfamily  #newpuppy  #fureverfamily  #redhuskypuppy  #newdog  #doggosofinstagram  #dogsofinstagram  #puppiesofinstagram  #pups  #pup

8 hour ago

Forever a family, your family misses you a lot, you miss them here Alaina, they love you and they will never forget you, nobody will forget you or stop loving you❤❤💜  #alainapetty  #family  #foreverfamily  #forever  #angel  #msdstrong  #stonemandouglashighschool  #neveragain  #neverforget

8 hour ago

Took 2 of my beautiful ladies for a date today! Missing G but she had a visit with her grandparents. Love my time off with my 3 ladies!  @fitmamaxo_01  #family  #love  #dateday  #westedmontonmall  #myladies  #foreverfamily  #forever

8 hour ago

Guess who found his forever family? This guy. So from here on out you can call me Tucker. That's the name my family has chosen for me. One more week with foster mom, then I'll be on my way. My time here has been so sweet.  #adopted  #gsd  #rescuegsd  #shenanadoahrescue  #foreverfamily  #fosterdogmom  #thegoodestboy

8 hour ago

Henry was a great ambassador for all senior dogs yesterday! Looking to adopt a fabulous chilled out fellow? Henry is your guy! Www.happysplace.ca and fill out an application for Henry!  #happysplace  #findyourhappy  #liveyourbestlife  #secondchances  #seniordog  #rescuedogs  #normansgang  #ngseniorlegends  #ngmakearuckus  #woofpackbros  #dogsconnectingtheworld  #dogsofinstaworld  #dogs_of_instagram  #seniordoglove  #seniordogsrule  #seniordogsrock  #adoptaseniorpet  #germanshepard  #germanshepherd  #shepherds  #shepherd  #henry  #adoptme  #foreverfamily  #foreverfamilywanted

9 hour ago

Did you hear the news? We did the most millennial thing we’ve ever done and started the For Gideon Vlog! You can now find us on YouTube {link in profile}. 📷:  @hannahelisabethphotography

9 hour ago

7.14.19. I’ve watched this video like 10 times already, and I still can’t believe my eyes. This is the child who came home 15 months ago eating yogurt, formula, and super mushy rice porridge. This is the child who had such a bad oral aversion he would pull away, flail, and break out in a sweat if you even got a new food close to his face. This is the child we were told would likely add one new food per YEAR to his diet over these first few years. This is the child who, despite our best efforts, has eaten rice, noodles, and yogurt exclusively for months (and months, and months). Like I can’t emphasize enough how terrified of new food this boy was. And now here is that same boy who, in the past 2 weeks, has started eating oatmeal, japchae noodles, Asian cabbage stir fry... and, just this morning, the pork and veggie filling from Korean mandu dumplings! Like real bites of food. Honestly, Gideon’s food issues have, by far, been the hardest thing since coming home. So we don’t take any of these HUGE bites of SOLID FOOD (and chewing!) for granted. So proud of this boy! Even if it means we might actually have to learn to cook now. 😂

9 hour ago

7.12.19. Eric Carle’s number one fan has his Brown Bear pajamas, his Brown Bear book, and his videos of random people reading Brown Bear on YouTube. This is Gideon’s perfect Friday night. (Oh, and he ate another new food today - Japchae noodles!)

9 hour ago

Anyone wanna go play with me?!  #crockettdoodles  #doodledoglovers  #k9adventures  #foreverfamily

9 hour ago

Hi! I’m Duran! I’m here to help you end your Sunday with some Trivia 📚 Yay!! I will ask a few multiple choice questions. The winner 🎉will be awarded nothing at all 😂. So here we gooooo QUESTION  #1 On March 26, 2019 a very adorable, handsome, smart terrier mix puppy was born. Who was that? A. Duran B. Duran C. Duran . . QUESTION  #2 Who is a very well behaved puppy who loves to cuddle and is up for adoption? A. Duran B. Duran C. Duran . . Duran is the answer to all your questions in life!!! Make him a part of your family today!! . . 💎APPLY HERE: www.rescuedogsrocknyc.org . .  #rescuedogsrocknyc  #rdrnyc  #rescuedogs  #rescuedogsrock  #rescuedogsofinstagram  #adoptdontshop  #puppy  #puppylove  #puppiesofinstagram  #puppies  #dogsofinstagram  #dogs  #newyorkcity  #rdrnycthisiswhatwedo  #adopt  #love  #weeklyfluff  #instadog  #dogsofnyc  #nyc  #savethemall  #foreverfamily  #rescueismyfavoritebreed  #trivia  #trivianight  #rdrnycpuppies  @rescuedogsrocknyc

9 hour ago

7.9.19. "The best thing about being adopted is just that we’re living lives that are good and fulfilling and contented, and we’ve got families that are fantastic…And we had to go through crap, but everybody does though, whether you’re adopted or not. You’ve got to go through stuff to know what it means to be an adult and to learn to cope with the hand that life has given you." Spending my lunch break listening to the first podcast from  @yesimadopted! Y'all, it's so good. Brian and I have been so grateful for Brett and Dave's videos, and I'm soooo excited they now have a podcast! People message me a lot to ask what resources we would recommend as they consider adoption. And without fail, I recommend these guys. I mean, Karyn Purvis and The Connected Child, of course, but also these guys. And you know they're that good if I'm willing to put them in the same sentence as The Connected Child, haha. ;) Yes I'm Adopted is one of the first adoptee-led pages I've found that makes talking about adoption feel NORMAL. And hopeful. They are open and honest, and they work through the hard stuff, but they do so without the characteristic heaviness of most "adoption specific" resources. You know, that heaviness that constantly makes you feel like a failure as an adoptive parent. Brett and Dave-O are a bright light in the Korea post-adoption community, and I truly hope our beautiful, precious boy embraces the same hope and perspective they have one day. So go listen to the new podcast! It's awesome: yesimadopted.com/podcast

9 hour ago

7.7.19. We spent the weekend with Moni and Poppy, and this boy went from clinging on tightly to Daddy or Poppy in the pool to jumping in and kicking around on his own! Gid lives for the water, and it’s so fun to see him becoming so brave and trying new things. Proud of our little swimmer!

9 hour ago

6.21.19. When you haven’t eaten more than a few bites at any meal the past few days, Mommy lets you eat lollipops for breakfast. 😂 Honestly, though, the last few weeks have been really hard. After 3 months straight of explosive learning — hearing him say a new word almost every day, having the stimming almost stop completely, seeing him respond much more consistently and quickly — Gideon suddenly went backwards. He nearly stopped babbling, didn’t seem to have the same joy for singing (or really anything), stimmed his little heart out, and didn’t have much of an appetite. He became obsessive about specific things, like having his Brown Bear books stacked perfectly and in the right order...except even he didn’t know what the “right” order was. That means he has been grumpy all. the. time. which is super out of character for him. He had just been on an antibiotic for scarlet fever, and then another antibiotic for an ear infection, and he didn’t seem to be in pain, so we didn’t think he could be sick. And I was SO discouraged, you guys. Of course it’s typical for all kids to plateau or regress from time to time, but when we have to fight like mad for every single word or milestone, it’s super scary to see your child go backwards for no apparent reason. But thanks to some super helpful observations from his teachers today, we finally pieced together the signs and took him back to the pediatrician. Sure enough, he has an ear infection in the other ear! We already knew ear infections were the UTI of the toddler world, but apparently in kids with sensory issues, illness can bring on even more bizarre symptoms — like, you guessed it, increased stimming and OCD traits! So today we celebrate that Gideon “just” has an ear infection! And that within the next 24 hours we might just have our happy, won’t-stop-talking boy back. Hopefully. Because we can only let him eat so many lollipops. 😂

9 hour ago

keep it real for a real1💅🏽🤪. • • • •  #birthdaybitch  #yourstruly  #prettyyyy  #stunning  #youbitchescouldnever  #real1  #foreverfamily  #explore  #followme  #followforfollowback  #cantcompare  #viral  #explorepages  #bye

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6.16.19. Blurry photos, but this was one of my favorite moments watching this guy be a dad. Brian hates dancing, particularly in front of people. I spent the first 4 years of our marriage just trying to get him to do the Cupid Shuffle at weddings with me (also the one dance I can do, mind you). But this weekend, Gideon wanted to dance (a trait he does not get from either of us 😂), and Brian didn’t hesitate. He got right out in the middle of the dance floor - just where Gideon wanted to be - and did the Cupid Shuffle. As you can see, Gideon was impressed by his Daddy’s dancing. 😍 Also a big Happy Father’s Day to our Grandpa, Poppy, Pa, Papaw, and Grandpa J! We love you guys!

9 hour ago

Moments like these will be cherished forever 💕  #foreverfamily

9 hour ago

6.8.19. Over the past 3 days, Gideon has learned two new words (“goldfish” and “uh oh”) and a new trick. Now he drops things or falls on purpose so he can shout “uh oh!” and get laughs out of people. He thinks he’s pretty funny. And so do we.  #giddyspeaks

9 hour ago

6.2.19. And Gideon’s (roughly) 13th word is...chocolate! For chocolate Yoplait of course. If you’ve been following our story for long, you might remember that Gid came home from Korea eating nothing but strawberry  @yoplaitusa. Literally nothing else. He now eats rice with chicken and veggies, as well as noodles with several different sauces. But his favorite food in the whole world is still Yoplait (and don’t even try to skimp on brand, because he’s not having it). He recently discovered his love for “sheh sheh” yogurt, and the boy downs 6-7 every DAY (with his oral aversion, we don’t get choosy over food so long as he keeps growing, per doctor’s orders). Groceries around here generally only stock 10-12 at a time, so if you live near us and can never find chocolate yogurt, blame Gideon. ;) (And yes, that’s Ellie the Cat hanging out on our counter. We had to move her food out of Gideon’s reach so she can eat in peace. 😂)

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5.28.19. Giddy is finding his voice, and it is THE cutest thing I’ve ever heard! He is becoming more engaging and excited over “normal” things, and he now loves any animals found in the Brown Bear series. Especially sea lions. :) So, so proud of this little boy.  #giddyspeaks

9 hour ago

We have been praying for this family since they left in April to adopt their daughter. . Today they start the long journey home and I want to ask you to join us as we pray them home. There are so many details that go into all of this, and if all goes well they will be home soon. This beautiful story has been orchestrated exactly as God planned, and even though it has not been easy they have been faithful to God and his timing through it all. . Please join me as we pray that every step home is seamless, and God will be glorified in every person they meet until they land safely in Jacksonville. . . .  #poarchfamily  #prayers  #Godsfaithfulness  #powerofprayer  #valelapena  #Godsplan  #Godstiming  #foreverfamily

9 hour ago

5.13.19. Gideon singing “Who You Say I Am” is quite possibly my favorite sound in the whole world. So here’s Little Bud and his most favorite song these days. [Just don’t mind my awful voice first. 😂]

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5.11.19. He had substituted “da da” for all the words, but the tune was unmistakable: “In my Father’s house, there’s a place for me/I’m a child of God, yes I am/I am chosen, not forsaken/I am who You say I am...” Our son — the little boy who has not yet learned to talk — was singing about who he is in Christ with all his heart from the backseat of the car. There is so much pressure in the adoption world to complete our child’s identity, to personally fill the holes left by the loss of a family (or two), a language, a culture, a name, a story never written down. But the truth is, I can’t be my son’s identity. I can’t fill in the holes, because I don’t know even a tiny bit of what it’s like to be Korean American or an adoptee. But God has graciously given us a community of people who DO know what it’s like, who share those pieces of his identity we don’t, and who are willing to walk alongside of Gideon and help him understand who he is. We are SO grateful for the way this precious community loves our boy already. But as I was reminded this week from birth mothers and adoptees alike, God has also given us an identity in Christ, an identity of being chosen and loved, of belonging. That's the part of Gideon's identity Brian and I DO share. That’s the part we can help him understand. And who he is in Christ is bigger than his race (or ours). It’s bigger than his trauma. It’s bigger than his diagnoses. It’s bigger than losing his culture or bio family or foster family. We know he might not always believe that, and he certainly won’t always feel it. We know there will be seasons where it will be immensely difficult to be Korean in a white family. To be adopted. To have lost so much. There will certainly be seasons where we depend completely on our community to help fill in the holes we can’t. But our job is to remind our bud that he has always been loved and wanted and cherished, even before us, even before his Korean mama. He has been CHOSEN. The world hasn’t been able to steal his joy yet, and our prayer, every day, is that Gideon will keep singing at the top of his little lungs, “I am chosen, not forsaken/I am who You say I am.”

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4.27.19. And Gideon’s fifth official word is...Iceland (“Ce Ce”). Seriously. Brian made a video from our 2016 trip to Iceland a few weeks ago, and Gideon is in LOVE. In fact, I took him to the library last weekend, and he picked out a book about Iceland. He even knows how to sing along with “Hoppipolla,” the Icelandic song Brian used for the video. I think another trip to Iceland is in our future, because this boy loves him some “Ce Ce.” 😂 If you’re keeping track, Gideon’s words are now Mama, Dada, Jesus, Ta Da!, and Iceland. We’re clearly keeping our vocabulary really practical around here.

10 hour ago

August 18, 2019 You spend all those years waiting and then all of a sudden.. she’s been home a year! Giving thanks every single day for our Haitian American princess 👑 🇭🇹 🇺🇸 “For I know the plans I have for you," declares the LORD, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” Proverbs 29:11  #haitiadoption  #adoption  #foreverfamily  #forsuchatimeasthis  #haitianamerican

10 hour ago

Happy birthday Coco!!! 🎉  #foreverfamily

11 hour ago

Ball State Field Hockey Reunion 2019 ! Thank you  @shoreminner for our awesome T-shirts! Thank you  @cliffyscreations for the help with designing the shirts !  #ballstatefieldhockey  #reunion2019  #foreverfamily  #jerseyshore  #lovetheseladies

11 hour ago

It’s with great pleasure we announce Frederick’s adoption! And thanks to the kitty for making this picture even more awesome. . . .  #welcometothepack  #puplandiadogrescue  #fostertoadopt  #adoptdontshop  #affenpinscher  #littledog  #foreverfamily  #thankskitty

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11 hour ago

It’s a good day when we have so many Success Stories to choose from 🙌🏼 ⁣ ⁣ 💙 Congratulations to DEREK and CALI for going home with their forever families this weekend, and to all of the other pups and kitties who went to theirs 🐾🐾⁣ ⁣ 💙 All of us are wishing them the happiest lives filled with love, snuggles, and comfy couches 🥰⁣ ⁣  #happytails  #successstorysunday  #sundaysmile  #happy  #foreverfamily  #cleartheshelter  #adopted  #phillybred  #headinghome  #adoptdontshop  #acctphilly  #fosteringsaveslives  #rescuedogsofinstagram  #dogsofinstagram  #adoptme  #loveashelterdog  #petstagram  #rescuephilly

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11 hour ago

Every moment is an opportunity to write your story. ✏️ As an adoptee, I have appreciated the people in my life who were there along the way to get me through the tough times. 💜 Sometimes we get overwhelmed with the challenges and we often rely on our survival instincts. 🛠 I know it’s hard to let go of these instincts and open ourselves to the new lives that lay ahead of us. 🧭 Let’s change our inner voice, our self-concept, our relationships and experience the world with renewed curiosity. 🌎 Start with taking a breath. And then another. DM me, I’m here to help. Link in bio too. 🌬 . . . . . .  #justbreathe  #letgoquotes  #letgoofthepast  #letgoandgrow  #postadoption  #postadoptionsupport  #postadoptionservices  #adultadoptee  #adoptee  #adoptionhelp  #traumahealing  #traumasurvivor  #adoptionjourney  #adoptionday  #adoptivefamily  #adoptiontherapist  #adoptiontherapy  #adoptioncompetenttherapist  #familyisforever  #foreverfamily  #positiveselftalk  #selfcaredaily  #selfesteem  #selfawarenessjourney  #glastonburyct  #connecticut

11 hour ago

I used to literally SWEAT in the classroom I taught in... and it wasn’t because I was nervous. ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ 5 years ago I remember sitting on my couch in our living room preparing the first few months of my American Lit curriculum & kinda just wishing I could get paid to stay home, workout, and teach others.  #wouldntthatbeawesome 😂⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ Little fact: My classroom had NO windows. NO airflow. It was about 90 degrees in there without all the fans that my dad helped me purchase so that we wouldn’t DIE the first week of school - nobody could hear me. Seriously there were 8-10 fans circulating the tiny room... but at least we had some air flow. There was NO natural lighting - and I would come to find out that in the fall and spring it was so hot the kids would sweat in their desks and in the winter we had to wear our coats all day. 🙈⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ It’s days like today where I’m mentoring and teaching my team and my clients from my bed next to my napping babe and feeling the mountain breeze roll in through our window that I’m soooo grateful I had a TINY bit of belief in my friend who I saw on social media changing her family’s life. I’m grateful I dreamed bigger and wanted more for my family and a vision for where I knew we belonged! I am so grateful that when the opportunity presented itself, I took the leap.🤸🏼‍♂️⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ I have failed over and over again - but the one thing I never fail at is trying again and again and again until we get it right.⁣⁣ ⁣ The best part is I get to pay it forward and help other women and mamas JUST LIKE YOU do exactly what I’m doing! Swipe to the last pic to check out my gf who is CRUSHING her pp journey AND making a supplemental income on the side of her teaching job so that she can help her family live the life THEY wanna live!!⁣ ⁣⁣ Have you ever wondered what was possible for you? If you could do something like I’m doing? If you think we are different, I’ll be really honest with you... we’re the same. You and me both. The only difference might be that I decided to go for it 🔥⁣ ⁣ Curious & wanna know more? slide over to  @fitcrewcoachlife and click follow to get all the dirty deets about what this whole coach thing and how it could change your life✨

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12 hour ago

My family thinks I look like a doll. I think I look like a dog. I’m not quite sure how to break it to them... • • •  #instadog  #instapuppy  #dogsofinstagram  #puppiesofinstagram  #bernesemountaindogs  #bernesemountaindog  #bernesepuppy  #bernesedaily  #cute  #adorable  #sweet  #instagram  #insta  #instapic  #foreverfamily  #bernesemountaindoglovers  #worldofberners  #mydogist  #berneslife

12 hour ago

4.23.19. We officially have a JUMPER! He got air for the first time about 30 minutes ago and hasn’t stopped jumping since. 😍  #firstjump

12 hour ago

Ohhh SHELBY girl you got it going on!! She is quite the model chick! Brains 🧠, beauty 🎀, biscuits 🍪and bones 🦴are what make this girl tick! With the perfect mix of shepherd and lab you just can’t resist! Oh how fab 🤙🏼 it would be if she was in your life forever. So time to be clever and put in your app 📝 today!! Shelby is 2 1/2 months old and would love a family to call her own! 💟 . . 💎APPLY HERE: www.rescuedogsrocknyc.org . .  #rescuedogsrocknyc  #rdrnyc  #rescuedogs  #rescuedogsrock  #rescuedogsofinstagram  #adoptdontshop  #puppy  #puppylove  #puppiesofinstagram  #puppies  #dogsofinstagram  #dogs  #newyorkcity  #rdrnycthisiswhatwedo  #adopt  #love  #weeklyfluff  #instadog  #dogsofnyc  #nyc  #savethemall  #foreverfamily  #rescueismyfavoritebreed  #rdrnycpuppies  #shepherd  #shepherdpuppy  #lab  #labsofinstagram  #labrador  #labshepherdmix  @rescuedogsrocknyc

1 day ago

Saturday nite vibe nails & necklace perfect pair  #Rooftops  #summa  #blackdiamond

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1 month ago

Life is short, spend it with people who make you laugh and feel loved 💛 . . .  #pittsburgh  #incline  #bestfriends  #foreverfamily  #sient  #fher  #emilio  #monica  #lily  #stripes  #sunshine  #dayoff  #ppu  #ppuisd  #pointparkuniversity  #summerdance  #intensive

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