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October 6, 2016

Hurricane Matthew: When it Hit

Hurricane Matthew:  When it Hit

I woke up Tuesday morning at around 5:00 for a few different reasons. Of course I was nervous about the upcoming weather but I also had 35 other people (some of whom were strangers to me) staying with me and our kids were right outside our door. It almost seems like their number one goal, […]

September 6, 2016

Choosing a Nonprofit

Choosing a Nonprofit

You may be wondering why we haven’t given you any updates on the kids yet, and I promise they are coming. We have some great pictures of Sophie with the kids (I even got one of Sophie holding Dinna’s face and kissing her right on the lips), our first day of school was yesterday, we have […]

August 29, 2016

An Amazing 2015

An Amazing 2015

As you probably know, we returned to Haiti this past Wednesday so we have not even been back for a week yet and things, of course, are already pretty crazy. Just over the past couple of days there are updates and blogs just waiting to be written, but I am still trying to digest everything […]

January 24, 2016

Christmas Party Pictures

Christmas Party Pictures

As you can imagine, the Christmas party was awesome!  It was just a lot of fun and I cannot even explain to you how joyful the kids were.  In fact, today’s blog will be almost all pictures of the party just so you can see some of their faces.  Also, one more pretty funny story about […]

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, […]

May 24, 2015

A True Orphan

A True Orphan

I am going to start this post by stating that I am not an an expert on the global orphan crisis nor do I want to change your mind or your definition of what it means for a child to be an orphan.  I do know that many of our sponsors and supporters were confused […]

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