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Our family is thrilled to follow the path the Lord has put in front of us. We have stepped out in faith and God has written an incredibly beautiful story for our family. We're so thankful to add this precious gift to our family through the blessing of domestic adoption!

Our Timeline

April 25, 2016: Decided to Pursue Adoption to Complete our Family!
May 24, 2016: Signed on with Casey from Christian Adoption Consultants
June 15, 2016: Told Kye he's going to have a Little Brother!
June 17, 2016: Told Britt and Tess the News
June 19, 2016: Told our Families our News
June 24, 2016: Announced Adoption Plans via Social Media
July 28, 2016: Home Study Visit
September 12, 2016: Home Study Approved!
September 14, 2016: Put contract with CAC on hold until early 2017 so we can raise funds and prepare home for baby.
March 1st 2017: First t-shirt campaign ended, raised roughly $1,000!
March 15th 2017: Contact with CAC re-started. Officially moved to "waiting to be matched" status!
August 7, 2017: Received information on "Mama E" and decided to present
August 16, 2017: "Mama E" received our info and selected our family
August 22, 2017: Zach and I spoke with "Mama E" on the phone for the first time
August 24, 2017: Officially MATCHED! 
September 19th, 2017: Met "Mama E" for first time and saw "Tab" on ultrasound
December 1st, 2017: "Tab" (now Spear!) was born! Zach and I were able to be in the delivery room with Mama E for this beautifully heartbreaking moment
December 3rd, 2017: Papers were signed making Zach and I Spear's official guardians. Spear was also discharged from the hospital!
May 14th, 2018: Spear's adoption was finalized making him a Parker forever and ever!

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For We Walk By Faith, Not By Sight
2 Corinthians 5:7

God decided in advance to adopt us into his own family by bringing us to himself through Jesus Christ. This is what he wanted to do, and it gave him great pleasure.
Ephesians 1:5


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