Category Archives: International

Lucas & Food

“eeeeeee-ting”….is by far Lucas’s FAVORITE word, because it means he is going to EAT!  We have BIG issues with Lucas and food, lol!  Understandably so, Lucas in general had and has big BIG issues with food.  Basically, but not so … Continue reading »

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Being in an orphanage…

Being in an orphanage has had a lot of effects on Lucas, ways that I recognized right away in his behavior when we first met him in Uganda, and other ways that took a while to realize the way he … Continue reading »

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Language

So lately I’ve been asked a lot how Lucas is doing in his language, and if he is learning English.  I thought I’d write a little blog about where he was and where he is at now!  It’s been such … Continue reading »

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Travel Day 1 (Nov.26th)

We are TIRED. We have been on a plane for the past 2 days.  Tired.  Tired.  Tired. We arrived in Kampala, Uganda, at midnight, which was an hour and a half later than we were expected to arrive.  We were … Continue reading »

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HERE WE GO!!!!

Well folks, the time has come!!  We are leaving on a jet plane, EARLY in the morning to go to Uganda to meet and pick up our new son!!!  It’s HAPPENING!!!!!  We can’t even believe it!!  It’s here!  It’s time!!!!  … Continue reading »

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Some answered Questions :) in no particular order…

1.  How long will you be in Uganda? This is hard to answer, but the simple answer is “we don’t know”.  We are told to prepare to be gone for about 4-6 weeks.  I have heard of other adoptions being … Continue reading »

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Happy Adoption Awareness Month!!

Become aware, become educated, and learn more about adoption.  If you yourself are thinking about adopting, or are just a friend of someone who either has or is in the process of adopting, or just simply want to be educated … Continue reading »

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TIA

“TIA”…a saying that is often used in the Africa adoption community! “This is Africa” Which means, simply, you wait on Africa.  Africa tells you when, where, and what to do.  Africa’s take on the concept of time is completely different … Continue reading »

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Our story thus far…

Many of you have been waiting to hear what is happening for us in our adoption process, so let me tell you!!  We are ready to announce our news, we had to keep it quiet for a while, but with … Continue reading »

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Switching gears…

Well…last you knew we are still waiting to hear from our agency in Kansas City about being “matched” by a birth mom, which is still the case.  We are waiting, and we are not closing that door. On the other … Continue reading »

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