Welcome to the world, baby Hope!
Introducing our daughter, Hope Elizabeth. Hope's Name: In the usual discussions over names, we turned down some of each others' favorites and eventually settled on a first name. On our drive across the country we were discussing middle names and Kacie suggested the name Hope. As we talked it over Isaac liked it more and more and suggested it as a first name instead. Hope has been a major theme or lesson for Kacie this year. As some close to us walk through suffering and as we
How Have Your Kids Adjusted?
Since we have been in the USA, many people have asked us how our kids have adjusted to life overseas. It's not a simple question to answer and it's something I've been thinking on a lot as I watch my kids interact with surprising ease within their first language and American culture here. Before we left for Indonesia many people were concerned that we were taking our kids overseas, but on the other hand lots of people essentially said, "Oh it's good to move when they're this