Our family is honored to finally be able to share pictures of our little one waiting for us in China. Elyana was left at the gate of the Children’s Welfare Institute in Baoji City, China on Nov. 31, 2011, at only 5 days old. She has been taken care of by her orphanage ever since. At 3 months of age … More Meet our little Elyana!
We are getting SO close to holding you baby! What a wild journey it’s been! Hard to believe it’s been less than a year and we are now waiting for our TA (travel approval). We had a great and exciting week when we were told our approvals (PA -pre-approval, & RA -referral agreement) both went … More We are approved!! PA & RA all in one week!!!
Dear Little One, I miss you each and every day, but for some reason Sunday’s always seem to be the hardest for me. Maybe it’s because it’s the day our family slows down to spend time together and feel in a much stronger way there is a piece of us missing. With each passing day … More “What’s In A Name?”
Last evening John and I were SOOOO excited to receive a letter from our daughters orphanage. A mission team sent by our adoption agency America World, has been there for about a week now serving, loving and caring for the little ones there. Before the team left we were required to sign a release form allowing them to take pictures/gather information … More Letter From Our Daughters Orphanage
Steps we’ve already officially taken since our referral call: 1. We sent in our EA (Electronic Acceptance) also called “Letter of Intent.” Saying we want this sweet one to be a part of our family & want to keep taking the necessary steps to get to our daughter! *So we are here on waiting timeline* … More Update On The Wait