Category Archives: baby

Protected: dear kiya (9 months)

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Posted in adoption, baby, baby k, ethiopia, life, motherhood

at last!

I’ll get right to it: WE GOT OUR CLEARANCE THIS MORNING!!! (Yes, I’m shouting. It’s shout-worthy, don’t you think?) The glorious email arrived at 6:27am, with the subject line saying all we needed to know: “Cleared case.” I still had … Continue reading

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what happens next?

First, I’d like to give some heartfelt thanks for all of the supportive comments, emails, FB posts, texts, phone calls, and any other means of communications I’ve missed! We are so touched. It means the world to us to know … Continue reading

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The Call (and more)

There’s a bit of a lead-up to the story of The Call, but it’s all a part of the story. And I want to record everything. So bear with me, grab a drink or a snack, and settle in for … Continue reading

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28 = joy

I might have to wait, I’ll never give up I guess it’s half timing, and the other half’s luck Wherever you are, whenever it’s right You’ll come out of nowhere and into my life Wednesday marked 28 months on the … Continue reading

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activity

To be filed in the good news/bad news category: Yesterday’s weekly update from our agency showed that three referrals had gone out, including two in our age range! (That’s the good news.) Unfortunately, neither referral was for us.  (Bad news.) … Continue reading

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an update

I talked with our agency (WHFC) this morning, and thought I’d share what I learned. Consider this an update as to where things stand with our adoption process. Referrals from our agency have only trickled out recently. It’s been painful … Continue reading

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