Forward and Backward

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It’s a common saying that with adopted children and the days, months and years that follow- there is often a two steps forward and one step back kind of progress. It’s so true. There are months of leaps forward and … Continued

Leaps and Bounds

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  People often refer to progress with having an adopted child home as being a  three step forward, two steps back sort of dance; and we have surely seen that in all of our adoptions.  There are so many things … Continued

Journey Home and Adjusting

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I’ve been wanting to write about going and being home all week and just haven’t had the opportunity! Our flight home was not too fun, but we survived. Chapel slept about an hour and a half on the entire 26-30 … Continued

Visa System Error?

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  This morning we left our hotel and headed for the embassy for our consulate appointment. We turned in a packet of documents and had an interview. The people who work with adoptions there review the documents and then issue … Continued

Guangzhou!

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Very late last night we arrived in Guangzhou! Chapel did so well on the flight and I was overjoyed. She did start crying with stomach issues at the very end of the flight and I felt awful for her. By … Continued

Meeting Chapel!

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Yesterday, after what felt like an eternity of a day- I met Chapel for the first time! We went to a civil office of some kind and had to fill out some paperwork. Then me, along with two other couples … Continued

Photos of Nanning

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                            Our hotel is beautiful and has a really interesting design! There are high rises everywhere and miles and miles of huge apartment complexes! This is just a … Continued

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