Follow us on our adventure through the adoption process.

Thursday, August 15, 2013

When I said I’d write more when I knew more, I really, really thought there would be more to say four months later. Alas, it isn’t so. Our dossier was successfully submitted to IBESR the … [more]

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Monday, April 8, 2013

Wow. This adoption journey is not for the faint of heart. You sit, and wait, and wait, and keep living life, with the “waiting” going with you everywhere. We can get this little snippet of … [more]

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Sunday, March 3, 2013

If I follow a blog that doesn’t post anything for a couple months, I tend to stop following… and when was my last post? OCTOBER!!! I can’t tell you why, but everytime I sit down … [more]

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Monday, September 24, 2012

International adoption is notorious for being sllloowww, and everything you read prepares you for the endless paper chase, the endless interruptions, the endless endlessness of it all. We have really tried to buckle down, brace … [more]

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Friday, August 17, 2012

It’s strange the way emotions can hit you out of the blue… today I woke up with a pounding headache, exhausted from staying up too late organizing school binders and paper, but we have plans … [more]

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Wednesday, August 1, 2012

A few months ago, the IBESR in Haiti announced they were temporarily closing to all new dossiers so they could get caught up with the ones that have been in the system for various lengths … [more]

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Friday, July 6, 2012

I hate making big decisions. I hate the little knots that form in my gut, the “what-if’s” that clamor for attention, the general unsettled feeling… all of it. There are many times that I can … [more]

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Friday, June 15, 2012

1. Use the weather forecast as a guide, but if you’ve put this much work into preparing, go ahead and take your chances! This was the sky on Tuesday when we were setting up… I … [more]

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Friday, June 1, 2012

When the pictures of those bloated bellies and haunted eyes would come on during my tv show, I would change the channel. Just for a minute. I didn’t like how I felt while looking at … [more]

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Monday, May 21, 2012

So, I was totally worried for nothing. First of all, our adoption specialist is so sweet and very helpful. She listens to every thing we say, and explains it all very thoroughly. She asked the … [more]

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