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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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“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” Winston Churchill    It’s going to be endurance that gets us through this adoption.  The latest update on our adoption is that we have to renew our immigration paperwork with USCIS (U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services) as our approval […]

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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 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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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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This is the week that the adoption process started to break us.  All the forms, all the endless copies of things notarized and official this and that. When you go to a doctor’s office twice with a notary and then have to go back again for blood-work and then again for a drug test and […]

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This is our inaugural Family Nopal blog entry.  The crowd roars!  Oh wait, that’s just our dog barking at the mailman.  Well anyway, we’re excited to start blogging about this adventure into international adoption and our road to becoming parents, which is now just a glimmer in our adoption agency’s eyes. Until our future children […]

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