More of the same…

Other than a new living room floor, not much new is going on here. Kinda nice, kinda boring 🙂  The carpet was cheap and ugly and I never liked it. I just needed a good excuse to get rid of it. And since we have a new-ish puppy that liked to pee in one corner […]

Our Adoption Time Line

Here’s a time line of our adoption process. There were times it felt longer and others shorter, but I think it’s fairly decent. January 19, 2010—Decided to adopt January –Mailed out application to first agency March 10—Denied through agency (religious differences) March 12—New application to new agency (West Sands Adoptions) March 17—Began home study March […]

Ethiopia Trip, Part 2.

We got word about our second trip, the one where I actually go get our baby and bring her home. We are leaving in just a couple days and I’m such a bag of mixed emotions! Obviously I’m very excited. We’ve waited a long time for a little girl. I’m excited to have her home […]

Meanwhile…

So while the adoption is moving along, there’s always life moving right along with it. Today was parent-teacher conference day for both Gab & Pierce. We went to Pierce’s teacher first…I wasn’t sure what to expect. Anyone that knows him knows he’s either fire or ice, black or white, angelic or…well…not so much  😉 I […]

Book 2.

I ordered another book, one recommended my our adoption agency. It’s Toddler Adoption: The Weaver’s Craft by Mary Hopkins-Best. This one is a little more up-beat and half as thick as the first one. So I’m sure I’ll get through it faster. So far it’s very good, like the other. It has the same theme […]