Lucy is the founder of The Hope-Filled Family (www. thehopefilledfamily.com), a blog encouraging Christian parents and adopters. She also offers support on Instagram (@thehopefilledfamily). A former teacher and lecturer, Lucy now focuses on full-time blogging and writing, and is the author of Redeeming Advent (Gilead Books, 2019) and the Mighty Girl Mighty God series for children (Onwards and Upwards Publishers). Lucy lives in York, UK, with her husband, four children and a crazy Cockapoo called Monty. Lucy has used the NIVUK for these notes.