Laura Alter

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Breakfield's

Sorry to have neglected the blog but I was updating our secret group on facebook and just forgot:) We have been home for a little over a week and are …

My starfish Story

Stark Adoption

Well, after a month of many interesting travels, we are finally home. It's so good to be here, with our family all together! Wonderful to chat with …

Feet 2 Our Faith

Well my friends, it has been a long time since I dusted off the keyboard to type an update on our family and its happenings.<p>Raising 8 children and …

Stromberg's Adoption Dream

Four years ago today Lydia walked into our arms on a cold day, in an official government building in Zhengzhou, China. It was truly one of the best …

Parenting

Road to Colombia

Wow! Our girls are 9 years old. We had an amazing day celebrating A and L's birthday. Starting out with a surprise and favorite breakfast, Papi's …

Bigs, Littles and More Littles

Continuing on with the play by play:<p><b>Sunday 11/6/16</b> <br>Today we went to a part of Guangzhou called Shamian Island. It has beautiful architecture and is a …

Our adoption and life adventures!

It's that time of year again, time to gear up for the Polar Bear Plunge for Special Olympics MN!<br>We are hoping to have another great team jumping in …

Following Our Calling One Day at a Time

As usual, I've been pretty bad about updating this blog as our lives have been rather busy.<p>As I said in my last blog post we're adopting again! This …

Butterflies & Ladybugs

One of the funnier stories of our adoption process - especially our time spent in country - comes from the "misdiagnosis" we were given about Silas. …

3rd Time Around

We received this email from our agency this evening:<p><i>The ICBF (Subdireccion de Adopciones) has informed us that your application and dossier was</i> …

Our Spot on the Web

Posted on February 7th, 2014<p>Written by kristi<p>We have known Aili for 2 months now. I know it’s ridiculously cliche to say, but it seems like she’s …

Raleigh

Family Life in St. Petersburg (and sometimes in the US!)

In Search of Pearls

This fundraiser is over! Shirts are being made and will be shipped out to you as soon as we are able! Thank you so much!<p>This is our adoption t-shirt …

Tiny Green Elephants

The last time we came across the border with donations, they made us leave them at the border and we couldn’t bring them to the orphanage. We were …

Parenting

And Then There Were 7

Its been a whirlwind two months. We received out TA, and requested consulate dates.... And what was available had us leaving only a week and a half …

Every Good and Perfect Gift

I've been bad about keeping up this blog! I actually started a new one (I'll still be keeping this one!) that will be focused on our journey to …

Following the Red Thread to my children

We finally received our LOA for our little man today. It has only taken us 3 months from Log in to LOA and 2 times submitting the paperwork. I swear …