I think decisions we have to make as parents for our children can be difficult, no matter the situation. Food, activities, health, school… it is a lot! However I truly believe God has equipped us with the knowledge + ability to make these decisions by humbly asking Him for wisdom (easier said than done!). This …
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In many ways our kids have handled the transition to overseas life well. They have learned Russian, made friends, adjusted to the weather + endured a lot of stress. But beautiful days like today, doing things we used to do in our American life, make me miss this normalcy + all the wonderful things for … Continue reading What it’s like to come back to America
Here’s a bit of what we’ve been up to since we moved into our apartment! Lots of trips to Jysk, the Bed, Bed + Beyond of Sweden. A visit with sweet friends from Kyiv! We met at the “beach” as they traveled to an orphanage outside of Odessa. A trip to Ternopil to visit our … Continue reading May
Before we moved here, we searched online for apartments. In Ukraine most apartments are rented out by owner or the owner uses a realtor to advertise. Kind of like condos for vacation rental in the States! Our friend Yulia was kind enough to call apartments for us, but because we couldn’t come in person, the … Continue reading Found a home!
It’s here! The countdown is on. We bought our plane tickets! Before we give you all the details on our long-awaited departure, I want to share in quick thoughts how the Lord has been working in faithfulness the past few weeks! Sweet time at a family party + at Wilson Community Church in Louisiana A … Continue reading Fly me to Ukraine!
“Mama, can we take this to Ukraine?” Chambers asks me often wether or not certain toys are too big to take in our suitcases to Ukraine. He has some birthday money that he’s been saving to inevitably buy a Star Wars toy that I will eventually step on (so painful! 😉 ), but he always … Continue reading can we take this to Ukraine?
January is coming to a close — we are 65 (ish) days away from our departure date! Lord-willing we will be leaving the first week of April. WOAH. Coming so soon! There are a few pieces of this massive puzzle that need to fall into place, and we would covet your prayers with us in … Continue reading a place to call home!