Category Archives: colombia

Meet Juan Pablo, Daniel, Maria Daniela, and Esmeralda!

This is a one minute clip from our 2nd conference with the kids. The sound is horrible, but you can see them. After the first few seconds, they are singing a traditional schoolchildren’s song. They’re having a great time! We … Continue reading

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they really are real

491496499502505508Our children are real! What an amazing feeling. And, by the way, they are totally 5, 6, 7, and 8. They are normal, regular, high-energy, excitable KIDS. I know everyone is dying for the details. I’ll do my best… The … Continue reading

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befuddled

Well, Adam and I are about to talk to our kids for the first time. Yep, in two short hours. I wish I could say I am a ball of emotions or completely beside myself. In all honesty, I feel … Continue reading

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colombia travel update

For those wondering if we are on our way to Colombia–we are not….yet! The official referral that was promised has still not arrived. We are not concerned whether or not we will go–it is more a question of when. Hopefully, … Continue reading

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dear esmeralda,

I have been thinking about you a lot this week. I hope your broken arm is mending nicely. I can’t wait to hear the story of how you broke it. And I am very sorry that I was not there … Continue reading

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the packing begins :)

443 I promised a happy post–so here it is! I started packing yesterday. Aunt Jaimee brought home new beach towels from Wal-mart the other day, which got me rather excited to go through the clothing items I have. Adam and … Continue reading

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dear daniel,

Papi and I just got off the phone with Senor Raul. He is one of the people at Commonwealth Adoptions that is helping us bring you home. Raul says that you and your siblings are very excited to be adopted. … Continue reading

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immigration status–APPROVED!

425 That would be our I-171 approval in the picture. Just a simple sheet of paper that says we are “able to furnish proper care to an orphan or orphans as defined by Section 101 (b)(1)(F) of the Immigration and … Continue reading

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Colombia is Passion!

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K_h0L0WuSOI What a cool place our kids are from! Thanks to Jim and Jaime’s blog for a link to this video. They are in Colombia right now, adopting 3 little ones. Lots of great stories and pictures on their blog.

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