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Lindsay McKenzie

Lindsay is a proud Colorado native who loves Jesus, her family (especially her 3 nieces and 5 nephews), and of course, adventures with her husband Dan and their 2 dogs. She's a simple kind of girl. All it takes to make her happy is a cold beer, some country music, a sunset, and maybe a fishing pole!

Adoption Update 1/12/21 – The Countdown is On!

It feels so surreal to even type this but we are DAYS away from meeting our hopeful son. We are officially in waiting-for-baby mode! After a few minor scares that his mom could go into labor early, we made the decision to travel this past weekend, a couple weeks earlier than expected. We’re now settled […]

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Common Misconceptions About Adopting

When we first started our adoption journey, we didn’t have any prior knowledge of the process. In fact, we hardly had any exposure to adoption besides what you see in movies or television or the random stories you hear about so-and-so’s adopted child.  As we went about our adoption journey, we became more and more […]

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Positive Adoption Language: Say This NOT That

We all know that words are extremely powerful. Adoption is a beautiful thing in many ways, but it also is a result of loss and grief. So using positive adoption language and being sensitive to all members of the adoption triad (adoptee, adoptive parents, and birth parents) is extremely important.  We don’t share this post […]