We woke up today and realized it's already been a week since we posted on here, so we thought we'd give you a whirlwind of an update with the promise of more coming soon.
We've finally been approved as adoptive parents. (!!!) Insert smiley faces and dancing emojis here.
What does this mean? Well, we're glad you asked. It means we could be matched with a child/children next week or not until sometime next year. So ultimately it means more waiting.
Now add a cartoon of us peeing our pants. We're thrilled, but as it does feel more real, we are also terrified. We covet your prayers!
Business has been booming this year! It has, by far, been our best calendar year, and we are SO GRATEFUL for everyone who has asked us to capture a piece of their story.
We are currently booking jobs into 2019 and working like crazy to stay organized. We also recently hired someone (she's great, her name is Emily) to help us stay sane. An official introduction to her cometh soon.
We anticipate hiring again in the new year - we'll keep you posted.
(A small commercial break for a peak at our Instagram which gives you a general idea of how things have been progressing over here.)
School has been kicking our butts.
Technically only Laynie is enrolled, but we've both been feeling the weight of all things educational. Laynie spends every spare moment (almost literally) reading and working on her schoolwork.
We have managed to sneak in two date nights since she started in September and sometimes watch documentaries for her class together.
We're making it work.
She has also received The Lowest Grade of her entire life which was very hard for her little heart, but we are all (barely) making it through.
With work and school, writing has definitely taken a seat on the back burner. I still try to prioritize it and have had a few small chunks of time to work on it here and there.
We also recently received some good advice from an agent which we'll be sharing soon HERE.
Thanks, as always, for your love and support along our journey.
We'll share more shoots soon.
L + J