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Making travel plans

It was really crazy to be walking through Sams Club the other day and see Christmas decorations starting to be sold. My first thought was “really?!? It’s not even Halloween!” But then my second thought was “oh my gosh, it’s … Continue reading

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When the worries creep in

I’ve been keeping this blog to document all the steps along the way, including emotions and tough stuff, so I’m trying to share as honestly as possible to as to give an accurate picture of what domestic adoption is like. … Continue reading

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What a week! Update on our almost-adoption

Hi everyone, we had a really tough week or two lately. We didn’t post about it or tell many people, simply because we knew things were up in the air. But Laci did write a few blog posts during it … Continue reading

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Update…Waiting for “the call!”

It’s been a while since I updated, but the good news is, we’ve gone “live!” That means our profile book is done and sent out, our website is complete, and we’ve even recorded a video and audio message for potential … Continue reading

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Homestudy First Visit

We had our first homestudy visit last night, which means we’ve officially started the process, yay! It went much better than I thought, and Cady was on her best behavior. I took her for a long walk beforehand to tire … Continue reading

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Waiting

Sigh. Got some difficult news today. The loan we’d been counting on getting to be able to cover the up front adoption costs got denied. We were really surprised, because we have excellent credit and have even been approved to … Continue reading

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We got a grant!

Hallelujah! We just found out this morning that Lifetime Christian Adoption Agency, who we’ll be working with for our adoption, has awarded us a $2500 grant to help offset the cost of the adoption. We’ve been praying for this since … Continue reading

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Don’t you want bio kids?

I know a lot of people are wondering why we would choose to adopt for our first child, when technically, we’re not infertile. I’ll do my best to explain, so that you can maybe understand our choice a little better. … Continue reading

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A ton of information

It’s amazing how many misconceptions there are about adoption out there. Most people, when they think of adoption, probably picture either a little Korean baby or think about some “trouble child” they knew who was adopted and had all sorts … Continue reading

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