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Exactly one week after our anniversary our family will now have a new anniversary, our family anniversary!  Introducing the fabulous and amazing latest addition to the Aguirre-Gildard family, Griselda Lea and Edgar Alan!! As a note, Edgar Alan had a different name when we met him and told us from the beginning that he wanted […]

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Today is our 13th anniversary.  The best present in the world we could get is to know that in 1 week we will be picking up the kids from Hermosillo! We heard from our lawyer Ricardo last week that everything was ready with the court and we will be picking the kids up and their […]

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It’s the time of year when tunas (aka prickly pears) start to bloom on a nopal and we’re hoping that’s a good sign for our adoption!  Our nopal finally brought forth a little fruit and we tried it.  Not bad, it’s a little seedy but at this point it’s more the symbolism of finally seeing […]

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We realize it has been a really long time since we updated our blog.  But now we’re back and finally have good news, we got a referral and were matched with kids! Celebration Time! In March our lawyer called and said there were two children identified that were legally available for adoption, siblings, a boy […]

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A few months back, Siana had an interesting conversation with our 4 year old niece Stella.  We often call her Stella the Great , when you read the conversation that follows you’ll understand why.  Here’s how the conversation went: Stella: Tia are you going to have a baby? Siana: No, but I’m going to have big […]

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We’re slightly behind on providing this update, but we have a lot of good excuses that we will talk about in a minute.  First to talk about our recent trip to Hermosillo, Mexico.  We went to Hermosillo to visit with the social services director and meet her in person so she can see what we […]

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We’re now in a phase of getting ready to get ready, a sort of pre-ready if you will.  Our dossier is now in Hermosillo which is great.  Our lawyer through our adoption agency has scheduled an appointment for us to meet the social workers at the local DIF (National System for the Full Development of […]

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We are now in The Waiting Game.  Which is not the same as the Hunger Games, although we are a tad hungry at the moment… We heard from our agency that our dossier is waiting in Mexico City to be signed by the new director who is apparently starting today.  With that in mind, we’re […]

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Feliz 2013 and Happy New Year to all!  It’s a new year and hopefully the year we’re going to bring our kids home, woo hoo!  Here is a new picture to show the progress of our nopales. For our most recent adoption update, we were informed that our dossier (our big adoption file) was approved […]

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Our international adoption adventures have allowed us to become very familiar with FedEx.   Too familiar.  We need frequent flyer miles or stock in the company, because we’ve been spending more time at the FedEx store lately than anywhere else! Allow us to explain (well this is our blog after all…) we’re in the very last step […]

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