UPDATE 09/11/2009: I just heard that a family was found for this baby! Thanks to all of you who showed interest, and were praying for this little girl! OK–while I was up camping this weekend I received the following email from Heart to Heart. Please help find this baby and...read more.
The week has rolled to a close. The house is now incredibly clean (minus the mess from the concrete downstairs). The kids start school again tomorrow (thank heavens) and life is slowly getting back to normal. Today, after a week of storms and snow, we are finally enjoying fabulous weather....read more.
My husband is on a work trip to China and I am on day #6 of 8 days flying solo with the five kids! So I have to admit that my creative juices are a little lack-luster this week. Oh well! I have had a couple of requests for video...read more.
I don’t even know where to begin…. Since writing the Adoption 101 post, I have received many comments. I am glad that so many people are passionate about adoption! I am also glad that everyone has been very kind in their comments to me, even if they didn’t necessarily agree...read more.
I have had TONS of emailed questions and post comments requesting more info about why we decided to adopt the way we did. So I have detailed my answers to many of the most commonly-asked questions we receive about our adoption. **Note: Please know that I am not claiming to...read more.
Feb. 7, 2009 The sealing was absolutely fabulous! At the temple they treated my hubby and I as if we were getting married all over again! Literally! We had our own little temple worker with us that took us everywhere, I changed in the bridal room, the temple workers helped...read more.
(A photo of the whole family at the courthouse.) Ok… I finally have a few moments and thought I would write about yesterday. But to really explain it you have to have a little background info. So here goes (I know it is long, but I promise it’s good)… In...read more.
This is an email I received a few days ago… this is exactly why I keep posting about the adoption stuff…. J wrote: “So I left a comment a couple days ago about my cousin. They have been with another agency (I removed the name) for about 18 mths and...read more.
Just a quick update on the 4-year old girl situation… Heart to Heart called today to let me know they have enough families to show to her family. They send out a personal H2H “THANK YOU” for all the calls and concern. However they are considering this situation closed to...read more.
As of late many may have noticed that my “hair blog” is somehow morphing to an “adoption blog”. My husband keeps reminding me that I still need to cover the hair too! So allow me to just apologize to readers following a “hair blog” for the adoption stuff. And to...read more.