Dawn Marie and Merlin came to me in December 2015 wanting to grow their family and become parents for the first time. I loved getting to know them and hear their hearts. In April 2016 they were ready to go with a completed home study and soon after I completed their profile book. They were ready to start seeing adoption situations! In early 2017 after presenting to a mama through an outside agency connection they MATCHED with a sweet mama due just a few months later. They grew a bond and relationship with her, but sadly as time came closer and the due date approached the expectant mom decided she just couldn’t place and wanted to parent. I love how graceful they were when they heard the heartbreaking news. I walked through that failed match with them and assured them that God knew the ending and I was sure it was going to be a beautiful one.
A while passed that was tough, but they remained hopeful. They presented to more situations and then another beautiful mama chose them!! They found out that in January 2018 a beautiful baby girl would be joining their family! We walked through that match together and everything went wonderful and in early January they met their daughter.
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