Tuesday, November 26, 2013

It's Official- He Is Ours!

Both Hubby and Joseph agreed and he is ours!
So thankful that we are blessed with this sweet boy!

Look at those size 4 sweat pants on my 5 yr old!
I am surprised they are even staying up!

I am feeling abundantly blessed by all that is happening on the other side of the world!

This boy is precious and just like ALL OF THE OTHER ORPHANS- 
He needs and deserves a family!
They need and deserve a family!
Christians step up and help these children!

Both of our boys have special needs.
Special needs that would turn away families-
 BUT look at them!
They are amazing!

Love this pic!
So... if your wondering how this will affect your older children?
Just look at this pic!
Yes, it will affect them in ways that are beyond divine!

Giddy up!
if there are any doubts regarding dual adoption...
Please look at this!
Dual Adoption works!
It is good for the children!
They bond, they support each other while the parents are also bonding with the children and supporting each other.

They have memories together and later share their stories and laugh.
Can you imagine our last adoption trip if it would have only been Mia!
Oh, heaven forbid!
It was so hard on Mia-
any amount of attention we gave her wouldn't have helped.
She needed time and the distractions of the others.
She needed to see them trusting us and wanting us as parents, so that she could then follow along.
She needed to see how" this family thing" worked!
AND how is she doing now?
She is doing fantastic!

once these two are home there will be a few more rules than they are having right now!

They just look like so much fun!
Can't wait!
We are now over halfway!



Paige said...

I love following along on your special journeys to China:) These 2 are so very precious, CANNOT imagine them not having a family to love them!! Amen to the call God has given your family!

Judy Deaton said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE!!! It makes me want to go back for another one....or two :) bless you, bless them! PRAISE GOD! Love following along! I DO wish you were there to give us a bit more details of the story and personalities....BUT I am enjoying the pictures! And the guys are doing a great job taking them.

Allison said...

Congratulations on your two new beautiful boys! It is so exciting. We are just waiting to bring our first two treasures home from Ethiopia (5 & 9 yrs). Can't wait to see your boys home and enjoying their new family! - Allison

Janet and Kevin said...

Love your comment about how it affects your older children! Our oldest son can't imagine his life without his little siblings! He went 22 years being an only child, and in the span of a few short years he has gained 3 siblings with one on the way!

Vicky said...

I completely agree with you on dual adoption!

I love seeing the boys play and can't wait for them to get home to their mama! Thank you for opening your heart and home to all your treasures!

Happy Thanksgiving!

McChesney Family said...

I can feel your excitement thru your blog ! What handsome little guys.
Congratulations on your new sons !!
We received our pre approval for our
Son and daughter in China whom both have special needs. feeling blessed !!

Stephanie M said...

These posts are so precious! We are so excited for you all! We a
have prayed for you!

julie said...

Oh Jean, I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the picture of Mark and Ben..so sweet! You are so right about the older kids...our oldest daughter (almost 25), is taken my our Mia. Mia loves nothing more than to spend the night at her JieJie's house...now she even has a brother-in-law (26) who loves her dearly!!

We are planning on starting the process for number 2 sometime early in 2014...thinking now maybe we should make it #2 AND #3!! I'll have to talk to the hubby about that. :-)

ChouchouPoussin said...

You are a fantastic family !
your new sons are very cute.
I wich you an Happy Christmas with all your little and big hearts.

best regard from France
Séverine mother of two little ones from China.

Joy Altman said...

Love it!! And so YES about the siblings! Thank you for speaking Truth and for being the hands and feet our of our Jesus.

Anonymous said...

Jean, Congratulations on your two newest blessings! They look so sweet! I know that you are dying to meet them. Thanks for sharing your journeys with us.

Sally-Girl! said...

Love love love the picture of Ben and Mark!!