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In Conclusion

17 Jun

Well, my friends, it has to come time for me to say adieu.  I never thought that I would have so much fun being a book blogger, nor did I realize that I was going to “meet” so many great people online and in the blogging world.  Reading through some of the best childrens books during the past year has been an amazing literary journey, but now I must start on a different type of journey.

My husband and I are in the process of adopting a sibling set of 3 children.  Over the course of the past few months, we have started preparing our lives for these children, and one of the hardest decisions I made was to discontinue The Literary Wife.  While I absolutely love blogging and sharing my love for reading with friends through this medium, I want to ensure that the majority of my time is spent with my children, caring for them and giving them the attention they need to recover from the traumatic few years they have experienced thus far in their lives.  I will definitely still be bouncing around, reading posts and commenting when I can, but I hope that I have your understanding in this new endeavor.

Thank you for your faithfulness to reading this blog and encouraging me in my reading challenge and my life challenges along the way.  Happy reading!

 

16 responses to “In Conclusion

  1. Melanie

    June 17, 2011 at 8:43 pm

    Will be sad to see you go, but don’t blame you! You’re going to have your hands more than full. Hope we’ll still be able to chat occasionally when you have a free millisecond🙂

     
  2. Kathy Maxwell

    June 18, 2011 at 6:13 pm

    You’re doing a great thing. Everything has it’s season!!! All the best and God bless!

     
  3. amanda

    June 18, 2011 at 9:49 pm

    Shut up! What a beautiful thing, adopting 3 siblings. I can’t wait.

     
  4. Pam

    June 19, 2011 at 1:52 pm

    Will miss you but you will enjoy the children I am sure.

     
  5. Gabrielle

    June 19, 2011 at 1:56 pm

    Wow! Incredible. Congratulations and best of luck.

     
  6. Jamie

    June 19, 2011 at 2:01 pm

    I AM GOING TO MISS YOU LIKE CRAZY!!!!! But that is such an AWESOME thing you are doing. Like I have tears in my eyes right now thinking about how lucky those kids are going to be to have you as their mom! I do hope we will still get to talk here and there and I’d love to hear updates on your life and your new family!!

     
  7. Kai Charles

    June 19, 2011 at 2:03 pm

    Best to you and your growing family. True devoted parents know that proper child rearing takes time and a bit of personal sacrifice🙂 very luckychildren to have you

     
  8. Amanda

    June 19, 2011 at 5:02 pm

    I am SO excited for you guys! And don’t think you’re getting away that easily…I still want email updates🙂

     
  9. Tara

    June 19, 2011 at 9:41 pm

    I am so sad to see you go, but what an exciting and amazing adventure you are about ready to begin! I wish you all the best with your family and I hope to see you on Twitter every once and a while – I would love to hear updates🙂

     
  10. clbeyer

    June 19, 2011 at 11:24 pm

    Love you so much. I stopped blogging, too, during our adoption journey. Sometimes it’s just nice to turn a few extra things off, take a deep breath, and experience the seasons of life. I’m glad I have other ways to catch up with you, though!🙂

     
  11. Annette

    June 20, 2011 at 5:13 pm

    Sounds exciting and challenging. Good luck and best wishes!

     
  12. Tiffany

    June 22, 2011 at 12:57 pm

    I’ve enjoyed reading your blog Amanda & have saved several posts for ideas of books to read with my kids as they grow!

    We will be praying for you all as you embark on this new adventure! We wish you the best & know you will be great parents! So excited for you!!!

     
  13. thatcovergirl

    June 26, 2011 at 9:15 pm

    Woot woot! You’re gonna be a MOM! That’s so exciting! Please feel free to email me if you ever need an ear or just want to talk books. I’ll be online.❤

     
  14. thatcovergirl

    June 26, 2011 at 9:16 pm

    PS – you will be missed. =)

     
  15. tiftalksbooks

    July 8, 2011 at 8:49 pm

    Congratulations!! I wish you the best of luck!! Have fun with those babes!! 🙂

     
  16. Jana Alexis

    July 21, 2011 at 1:16 pm

    Adopting 3 children? Oh my goodness, Amber! Congratulations. So excited for you and your husband and your new adventure. My husband & I are definitely planning to adopt in the near future….you all will be in our prayers as we embark on the journey ourselves. Take care!

     

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