Monday, June 6, 2011

Welcome to our adventurous life!

I have no idea what i am doing so i have a 16 year old, a 12 year old and a 10 year old here to help me out!  We will see how this works! Well, they are all gone now;}  HA haa ha
This is going to be to journal our adventure of adopting a child in need that has Down Syndrome from Eastern Europe!  We have already sent out paperwork in to Adopt A Child Agency and for our Home Study down in the Twin Cities.  I sent the first paperwork out with a BIG check, which will NOT be the last, to Scott in North Dakota with an envelope inside that already had the postage for him to send it on to California! They should have received it one week ago tomorrow.
Our other agency, Summit Adoption Home Studies, Inc. down in the Cities should have gotten their HUGE amount of paperwork TODAY! That also had a HUGE check in it which is just the beginning.
SO now we wait for the next set of paperwork and while i am waiting i have to do a BIG amount of gathering a LOT of information!

One of the hardest things for me is to know that i have to gather the paperwork as fast as i can and we have to do it as fast as we can but then.....we wait! UGH!  We are definitely going to learn way more about the patience of Job.  Let me tell you that a week feels like a month!  A weekend like two weeks.  This past Friday, i got a message that there is one child who fits the description of who we are case you don't know, it is a child below the age of 5 who has DS and is from Eastern Europe.  THAT is all we know until SOMETIME this week! WOW! SO this week may be when we know who our child is going to be or we may need to wait for another month or maybe even longer. I hope not but God's timing is best.  Well, here is my first blog.


  1. I used to blog but have gotten away from it with Facebook...I need to get back into it though....maybe tonight. Just want to be the first to congratulate you on your blog and let you know that I am praying for you....Praying the timing won't be too long and that all the details would be worked out. I am excited for you...I would love to adopt but Dan's heart needs to be changed first...

  2. I am following your blog now, and am so happy that you are doing this! What a great way to keep everyone in the loop. Praying for you always Connie-your family is very very special to me. Love & hugs to my fellow PICU MAMA BEAR!

  3. So glad you are doing this! You need to get one of your girls to add a second "page" for a background story... then just copy and paste the note from FB. ;) Love you!

  4. Alright - will follow this one....Loving the pictures on the side....I can't believe how grown and beautiful your girls are....I remember when.....

  5. Glad you have it up and running! I look forward to reading more posts along the journey.

  6. great Connie! What an awesome archive you will have! I love it!