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September 20, 2015

Telling Our Kids About the Adoption

Telling Our Kids About the Adoption

Most of you know that Jessica and I have been in the process of adopting a child for 3 years now.  We started by trying to adopt children in Ethiopia, but because of the political climate there, we were not able to complete that adoption.  We spent a lot of money trying to stick out […]

September 16, 2015

Our Older Kids and School

Our Older Kids and School

This will probably be the last post about the beginning of school, but it is a very fun one to write.  If you recall from previous posts, we have 7 children who did not start school on the same day as everyone else.  These are 7 of our children who are a little farther behind, […]

September 13, 2015

School Opening: A New Twist

School Opening:  A New Twist

First of all, I wanted to remind everyone of a very important blog series that we are about to start.  In the next couple of weeks, you will begin to see blog posts about each of our children.  We are hoping to use these blog posts to give each of our sponsors and supporters a […]

September 4, 2015

Yesterday

Yesterday

Yesterday here in Haiti was one of those days that when we got to the end of it we turned to each other and said “Can you believe we got all of that done today”. So I figured that is worth a blog. Here is our day yesterday… Woke up at 6:00am. My goal was […]

September 2, 2015

Back to School: BOOKS!

Back to School:  BOOKS!

First of all, we know many people have been asking about how we are after Tropical Storm Erika came through this past weekend.  The short answer is that we are ok, the long answer is that we are so ok that our kids still had soccer practice the Saturday morning after Erika hit Friday night. […]

August 24, 2015

Back to School: How Things Are Accomplished

Back to School:  How Things Are Accomplished

I am trying to stay with this blog series about the start of school, but there are so many crazy things to blog about here.  Even just recently, we found out that a tropical depression will be hitting here tomorrow evening and that there are 2 more tropical waves that could form soon.  Where we […]

August 21, 2015

Getting Better All the Time

Getting Better All the Time

We are taking a quick break from our series about starting school here in Haiti.  There are so many other things going on down here in conjunction with the start of school including our adoption (click here to read our story and for an option to donate to our adoption), elections, botched election results, and […]

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