Monthly Archives: July 2012

7 Months

The last 7 months of my life have been the most wonderful chaos I have ever experienced. I changed from foster/adopt to international adoption, I have begun an amazing journey in faith, I have become a non-smoking, weight watching citizen … Continue reading

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Come on, really?

So already I have been preparing for gotcha day(and the weeks to follow) to be the most intense day (and best) of my life and the more horrific day of H’s. It’ll start with some crazy, emotional, loud, white lady, speaking … Continue reading

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Just plain cuteness

So I just asked the littles what they’d like to do today and here is what the sweethearts said Paint Go outside Eat some candy Go somewhere Clean the earth Brush Amber’s hair Then I asked them what they would … Continue reading

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2x in 1 day???????

So, after I published that post earlier today my foster care agency called again and asked me to do emergency respite for a little girl for two weeks. I wanted to say yes, I did say yes at first but … Continue reading

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Foster Care

Today I got a call from my foster care agency with a placement, a 17 year old autistic boy. He needed to come into some loving arms ASAP because he was in the the ER with bite marks all over him. WHAT! UNREAL!!!! … Continue reading

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WHAT?

I wired what I thought was my last big chunk of money to my agency today 6500. I still have a 3000 and a 5000 to go but this 6500 and the last payment which was 7500 were the two … Continue reading

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Tears of Joy!

Today I finally got my Power of Attorney back from the Congolese embassy and now my dossier is complete!!!!!! I feel like dancing, like singing and screaming, and jumping up and down and thanking the Lord for this day!!! I … Continue reading

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Sweet brown eyes

This video, the song, these sweet faces…this is Why Congo. It’s easy to see the hope and the beauty here, it’s also easy to see the incredible need!!!  

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5 49pm

It’s closing time, the kids are gone, the bathroom is clean, chicken is cooked for tomorrow and I am about to hit the pavement with Hector. We’re gonna take the long way home and probably run a little (a very little). I … Continue reading

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Single parent adoption (and the bible)

The writing below is something I found when researching thoughts and opinions of single parent adoption. I was having a hard time because it seemed like the more religious someone (or a group of someones) was the bigger the problem they had … Continue reading

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