Tag Archives: China

Adoption Update: Good-Bye Beijing

Yesterday (Saturday) we finished our touring of Beijing by seeing Tienamen Square, The Forbidden City and exploring a traditional Beijing neighborhood (Hutong) on a rickshaw. While in the neighborhood we ate lunch at the home of a Chinese family. The … Continue reading

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Adoption Update: Meet Malachi

Earlier this summer we accepted a referral for a 13 month old boy and have begun the paperwork to bring him home. His name is Zhang Shuo- and we plan on calling him Malachi Shuo LaMotte. You may remember that we … Continue reading

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Adoption Update: Matching Grant

Andrea and I want to take an opportunity to thank everyone who has supported us financially towards our $3000 matching grant that we received back in December. As a refresher- Lifesong for Orphans gave us a $3000 matching grant- meaning … Continue reading

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Adoption Update: Match Night

Each month our adoption agency, Bethany Christian Services, has a match night for families waiting for an adoption from China. This means that rather than waiting for a referral/match at any time, our anticipation grows one night a month as … Continue reading

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As many of our friends and family know (and some readers) our family has been in the process of adopting a little girl with minor correctable special needs from China since the summer of 2012. Our paper is in, approved, … Continue reading

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An Adoption Milestone

For those who may not know, Andrea and I have been working through the adoption process since last August- and seriously since November. Our prayer is to adopt a young girl with minor correctable special needs from China. Yesterday, we … Continue reading

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