Monthly Archives: October 2010

day two update

Better than expected! Only two meltdowns so far (from the same child). Since we have done this before we are hoping the honeymoon phase is over quickly so that we can get down to business, and move on. :) CLOTHES … Continue reading

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checking it all off

A big thank you to my sister and friends for rallying today. 1. Girls’ bedroom–check 2. Boys’ bedroom–check 3. Costumes–almost check…need to buy one costume 4. Boys’ clothes–check…realizing that I don’t have as many size XS as I thought Beds … Continue reading

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list of needs

I love making lists, and the needs list for an adoption is the best. This is the funnest part of adoption prep, in my opinion. And the best part is that the ninos are joining in this time. They remember the … Continue reading

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halloween surprise

Our meeting went so well today that we actually got to meet the kids. Woohoo! We spent an hour with them and came away feeling so grateful that we will hopefully be the parents to three more amazing little spirits. … Continue reading

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the next step, confirmed

We have a meeting time: Monday, October 25th at 1:00 p.m. Say a few prayers for us on that day that we will: 1. get all of our questions answered. 2. have a firm timeline set of when and how we … Continue reading

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growing by three

Yep, that’s right. We received an official referral for the sibling group of three we have been waiting on. We will update here as the updates come. 2035 These ninos are ready to rock-and-roll. They are so excited to grow … Continue reading

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mentor. foster. adopt.

2045 147 MILLION orphans, Yep, that’s the right. 147 million children who have no parent, and who have no home. No one to tuck them in at night. No one to teach them letters and sounds. No one to take … Continue reading

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refinement in progress

When Adam and I found ourselves traveling the topsy-turvy path of infertility, I quickly required myself to walk the path with grace. The infertile road is not for the faint of heart. If you are not watchful, it can quite … Continue reading

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growing up juan p.

Posted this on the family blog. I was not sure which blog to post this on, which happens on rare occasion. I think I made the right choice, but wanted to make a note of it here for my blog book.

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ten more days

The TEN DAY countdown is on. A clarification to my adoption buddies: this is a referral out of the foster care system, here in Nevada. We are not completely sure of all the details…much like an international adoption referral. We will … Continue reading

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