Tag Archives: China

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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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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Following A Dream

On September 10th of this year I traveled to China with Andrea and Abbie (our 7 year old daughter) to fulfill a dream of providing a home for a child without a family. That child is Malachi, a 15 month … Continue reading

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Adoption Update: The Home Stretch

We are at the point where we can see the light at the end of the tunnel and begin to really think about returning home. Andrea completed the paperwork this afternoon for our consulate appointment on Monday. We should receive … Continue reading

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Some Random Thoughts While in China

We arrived in the city of Zhengzhou on Monday and it has been raining cats and dogs ever since. Which hasn’t made it real fun getting around the city! We were supposed to visit a few sites today, but they … Continue reading

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