Category Archives: Adoption

Adoption Update: A Cautious Anticipation

There is a phrase that has entered our vernacular since we began the process to adopt Malachi four years ago. It is “Match Night.” Match night is a day/night when files are released to adoption agencies which propel the adoption … Continue reading

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Hurry Up and Wait

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Adoption Update: Every Dollar Counts

We’ve got some exciting news to share! You likely know that pursuing a private adopting, especially an international adoption, is an expensive undertaking. I wish it wasn’t so, but it is. Adopting a second child from China is no cheaper … Continue reading

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Adoption Update: Thinking About a Name

Naming our kids has been an important process for Andrea and I. We have felt that the names we give our children is part blessing, and part a vision for their life. Case in point: Abigail means “A Father’s Joy”: … Continue reading

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It’s A Boy!

Last night on my Facebook page I posted the above picture as a little teaser to the news we want to share as a family. It was fun watching everyone’s comments fly in to a picture with no real context. … Continue reading

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Adoption Crisis?

Relevant Magazine posted an article online yesterday with some statistics on international adoptions that were a bit shocking. The article is based from a State Department report (readable here) stating that Americans are adopting 72% fewer children internationally than they … Continue reading

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Adoption Update: Story of Malachi’s Healing

If you’ve stayed in contact with our family through this blog, Facebook, or in person you know that when we adopted Malachi he was very bowed legged. Ultimately he was diagnosed with Bilateral Blount’s Disease. He wore leg braces for … Continue reading

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