I can’t even process how ROUGH the month started but how AMAZING it finishing!

What a month!  I'm telling you, this week started out ROUGH! I wonder how many people can relate? I actually wrote this BLOG POST talking about just being tired of pain! I know I'm not alone. I know people have rough weeks all the time, but this one, for whatever reason, just started out rough. I take…

An update on our Adoption Process. Meet Kai!!

Well, to be quite honest, the month of February was a tough month for the Raitz family. It feels like we have been coming out of a daze. As you may or may not know, we started our adoption process a few months ago and we fell in love with a little girl from China…

Another Adoption Miracle…A $10,000 gift from 2|42 Community Church!!!!!!!

As you may or may not know, the Raitz family is in the process of adopting Winona Mae!  We're EXCITED!  But, it's a long process and we have to raise a lot of money in order to bring her home! Actually, we have to raise about $30,000. Honestly, it's a daunting number and we've had…

Merry Christmas from the Raitz Family!!

Merry Christmas from the Raitz Family! 2015 was an amazing year for our family! As we finish this year: Bekah is a sophomore in high school and doing great! She ran track her freshmen year and earned her varsity letter. She's super involved in our Church and is just an absolute delight. Bobby is an…

One of the reasons we’re adopting…

Tracie and I both had amazing childhoods. Tracie and I both have amazing parents. We're blessed in that department! Our parents were both extremely intentional and we're so thankful for that. Our parents spoiled us with their time and amazing creativity. To do this day, we are very close to both sets of parents. Shoot, my…

What I’m Thankful For…My Family, My Friends, My Church and Adoption

I am one EXTREMELY thankful person! God has been really good to me. He has been really good to my family! As I think about how much He has blessed me...it's literally OVERWHELMING! So, today I am Thankful! I choose to be Thankful! I will be Thankful! Here's what I'm Thankful for... One...My Family! They're…

The Raitz Family Needs Your Help to Adopt and Bring home Winona Mae!!

The Raitz Family has some some HUGE news!  We're trying...praying...hoping... believing that we are going to Adopt Winona Mae from China! That's our name for her. It's after Tracie's two grandmothers. She actually wanted to name both girls that, but Bekah and Madison won out then. Now it's time for Winona Mae. Her name as…