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2017-2018 Homeschool Year

I realize this plan is both ambitious and optimistic considering we are going to have more medical appointments and a traumatized child living with us. I think of it as a target to aim at and we’ll prioritize and streamline … Continue reading

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Family life – Spring 2017

Everything here at home is going well. Jordan’s in a good spell (sleeping, happy), the girls are wrapping up loose ends in their schooling and Anna is preparing for her big, year-end ballet recital. The adoption paperwork continues its slow … Continue reading

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Beginning to Wait

There’s very little to do for the adoption process now. There’s a few papers to gather and send off, but after that, it’s completely out of our hands. We’re over the worst of the jet lag, but I’m still rather … Continue reading

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Sober minded

Brian here. I can’t help but make comparisons between our visits with Jordan in 2011 and our visits with Daniel now. Jordan was so cute. I’ve looked back to some pictures from our first visits with him. He had the … Continue reading

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Over halfway – bittersweet

Daniel learns very quickly. His attention is not held long by something he easily masters. We brought a little stacking toy today and after just a moment, he understood it and was delighted with the different options he had. Stack … Continue reading

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