Adoption | One Year

Adoption | One Year

One year ago today, we met this little guy for the first time: I remember hardly recognizing him. We’d only seen these staged pictures of him that our agency sent us. He appeared big. In person, he was the opposite. He was small and frail. Vulnerable. He walked out...
Life | Taye Day!

Life | Taye Day!

Today is Taye Day in the Scott house. What is Taye Day?, you ask. Well, let me tell you. When we accepted Taye’s referral for adoption, his date of birth was unknown. We chose September 18. So for us he’s 2 today. It’s still a bit surreal to think...

Adoption | Moments.

The other day, Jenna caught video of Taye watching himself do a jig. He loves to dance. In fact, every time he sees and iPod, he points to it, and does this same jig just to let us know that he wants us to press play so he can bust a move. [flickr...
Adoption | In Our Second Week

Adoption | In Our Second Week

A few days into being home from Ethiopia, I decided to continue writing in the journal I took with me on the trip. I’ve found it nice to write thoughts specific to the journey we take with Taye now that we’re home. This hasn’t been an everyday sort of journaling but...

Music | Aaron Ivey | Amos Story

Yesterday afternoon I received a surprise e-mail from Abba Fund. For those of you who aren’t familiar with Abba Fund. This organization made it possible for us to finish up Taye’s adoption in a timely manner with a 0% interest loan for the cost of our...
Ethiopia | Coming Home

Ethiopia | Coming Home

From my journal July 20… Flying with Taye was really a decent experience all things considered… all things considered being the whole “I only want to be with mommy and will scream if she leaves my presence” thing. But who can blame him, after all Jenna is...

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