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Adopting from the Philippines
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Adoption Update – A Birthday Story

It was our little guy’s birthday a few weeks back. He turned two-years-old, halfway around the world, waiting for our adoption to be complete. Of course, it was a little bit sad not being with him on that day. I can remember my older boys’ 2nd birthdays so vividly. The parties….

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International adoption agencies to consider
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Before and After – A Bandas Adoption Update

**I wrote the first half of this post while we were still waiting to hear if our little one would be coming home to us via adoption, the second half after we found out that he would be! We got to watch a video of you yesterday my sweet boy. And…

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How to match in an adoption
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We Found Him – A Bandas Adoption Match Update

Today, we found out we had an adoption match. We finally found him! Our sitter had come over for the day, so that I could have a few hours to myself and I’d already accomplished so much! Canceled my gym membership (working out in our garage is so much free-er!),…

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How long does an adoption REALLY take?
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A Bandas Adoption Update – One Year After Beginning the Adoption Journey

Today marks one year. One year since beginning the adoption journey. One year since we said “Yes.” to trading in our sensible family sedan for a even sensible-r family SUV. One year since we decided to do a thing that would require more patience and relinquishing of control that we’ve experienced since we started…

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The two words you should NEVER say to your children
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The Two Words I Never Say To My Kids

We’re entering a tough phase in our house. It’s this place where some of my children (or more specifically, my oldest child) have become old enough to warrant the expectations of a big kid, but my younger kids are still milking all the perks that come with being “too little” for most acts…

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4 Easy Ways You Can Make a Difference Right Now

Some of these items were gifted to me (all or in part) as a thank you for inclusion in this post. All opinions are mine.  Every now and then I start to feel kind of helpless. Like when the president comes to town and I’d like to give him an…

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