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Matt and Jessica Bush
October 6, 2016

Hurricane Matthew: Sending Jess and Sophie Home

Hurricane Matthew:  Sending Jess and Sophie Home

The first in a series of fairly difficult decisions was the decision to have Jess and Sophie go back to the states without me. I say this was difficult, but the difficulty was not in knowing that the right decision was to send them home. The difficulty was not having them with me. On top […]

October 5, 2016

Hurricane Matthew: We Are All Ok!

Hurricane Matthew:  We Are All Ok!

I am going to try and capture some of what happened over the past few days as Hurricane Matthew made landfall in Haiti. The hurricane has really dominated our thoughts, the news, and our lives over the past few days and I want to give you an idea of what it was like here. First […]

September 30, 2016

My Day in Haitian Court

My Day in Haitian Court

As you probably know, I had my court appointment with Rosie (Audancin’s wife) today at 10:00 am and I wanted to update everyone about what went on with the judge. First of all, thank you for praying for us. I know it seems like a really simple thing and it should be cut and dry, […]

September 29, 2016

Gueline Moved Out

Gueline Moved Out

Gueline is our oldest girl that has been living with us up until this past Saturday. She turned 18 last May. To read more about Gueline and what she is like, click here. In Haiti, when children turn 18, they must leave the orphanage. We have always known this is a rule and because we […]

September 27, 2016

Rain in Haiti

Rain in Haiti

Have you ever taken the time to really sit and think about how rain changes things? I remember, when I was little, the worst possible thing that could happen in the summer was rain. If it ever rained, everything was ruined. Chances were, on any given day, we were either going to the pool, going […]

September 22, 2016

10 Ways Americans are Treated in Haiti

10 Ways Americans are Treated in Haiti

I am writing this blog with a very general topic but it will actually be very specific because I cannot truly speak for all Americans who live here in Haiti, only for myself.  I do, however, believe that at least a few of these will probably resonate for every American who has spent an extended […]

September 15, 2016

Raising Teenagers

Raising Teenagers

Today I’m going to talk about some of the unique challenges of raising 12 teenagers together. In writing this blog, I am not going to give any pointers, I do not consider myself an expert by any stretch of the imagination, and the real truth is that I have never attempted to raise teenagers in […]

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