Category Archives: Adoption

July 26, 2009

EMERGENCY BABY SITUATION

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

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EMERGENCY BABY SITUATION
April 19, 2009

Adoption Tips: Get Homestudy Ready

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.

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Adoption Tips: Get Homestudy Ready
February 26, 2009

A New Blog…

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

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A New Blog...
February 22, 2009

I'm Sorry

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

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I'm Sorry
February 18, 2009

Adoption 101

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

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Adoption 101
February 07, 2009

Our Adoption Story: Part 9

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

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Our Adoption Story: Part 9
January 27, 2009

Our Adoption Story: Part 8

(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

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Our Adoption Story: Part 8
January 16, 2009

A Very Sweet Email

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

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A Very Sweet Email
January 10, 2009

A Quick Update

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

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January 08, 2009

Mindless Ramblings by Mindy

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

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Mindless Ramblings by Mindy