Archive for the "Daughter" category

Leaving one home to join another

by Beth Shepherd
( March 25th, 2015 )

Out the turquoise doors we passed, our daughter leaving one home to join another. Walk through these doors in the other direction and you enter Baby Bird’s first world, a children’s home, where she lived for the first year of her life, surrounded by the voices of nannies and other …

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Our 3rd Family Day!

by Beth Shepherd
( March 22nd, 2015 )

On March 19,we stood before a judge in Gyumri to ask if one 11-month-old baby girl could join our family. The selfie we took in our hotel room, all gussied up right before court, gives you a good idea of how we were feeling. We look a tad anxious don’t …

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Seeing our daughter again after five long months

by Beth Shepherd
( March 17th, 2015 )

I’ve never given birth, but I can imagine how desperately you long to meet your child after nine long months of pregnancy. However, while a pregnant mother-to-be has been with her child from the moment she was created, adoptive parents begin their relationship with their child many months later, even …

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