A name tells us who you are and who you belong to. We can hardly wait to make our baby girl a Shradar! It will mean she belongs to us forever.
And what about the rest of her name? We thought a lot about what that should be too.
A lot of adoptive parents use all or part of the child’s native name and I think that is wonderful, but as we prayed and thought about it, we decided to give our baby girl a new identity… a completely new name. And we wanted her name to mean something. We want her to know that she truly is a “gift from God” (& perhaps remind ourselves of this fact on the hard days). That is why we are giving her the name…