A false start

IMG_4272

I was almost mentally prepared for today. Today was the day Sophie was to have the first of her restorative dental work. Sophie’s front teeth have always looked yellow-ish due to the poor quality of her teeth. She has 7-8 teeth that are just not holding up well. While they are not rotting, they are […]

[Continue reading...]
Signature

Help out Half The Sky ** UPDATE **

home-whataboutme

** Jenny is now only 47 points behind the leader!! PLEASE vote if you have not, how AWESOME would it be to have Jenny Bowen and 8 beautiful children from 8 different orphanages running with the Olympic torch!?Here is the main page to keep track of the front runners Please link my blog or post […]

[Continue reading...]
Signature

Some promising news for Joey!

Melissa just left a comment on my blog about Joey that is awesome news! I had seen that his file was ‘on hold’ but from her comment, it sure sounds like his family might have finally found him!! Praise God! “Stef, I have been reading your blog for a while and love it.Usually check in […]

[Continue reading...]
Signature

Surprise surprise

IMG_3364

Those of you who have been reading my blog for a while know I have a soft spot when it comes to Asher. I just am crazy about that boy. He embodies so many qualities I wish I had: he always considers others first, never gets angry (unless Dalton gets him with a crazy WWF […]

[Continue reading...]
Signature

How to help Joey

By check: You can send a check to Small WorldAttach a note that this money is to go toward “Joey’s” AdoptionSend to: Small World9201 S. Madison RoadValleyford , WA 99036 By Credit Card: Go here. Click on: Piety Fund-Give online now There is already a $3300 grant toward Joey’s adoption, but if finances are standing […]

[Continue reading...]
Signature

Joey

1joey

If you, or anyone you know might be open to adopting a 7 year old boy whose special need is burns, please read more about Joey here.

[Continue reading...]
Signature

Our photo shoot

Sophie+Belle+9+2007_2

At the beginning of the month we made our way to the JC Penny’s studio for our annual family photo. Obviously, Chris and I are missing from the shot, but someone had to be sacrificed for the greater good. There was no way I was going to be able to get everyone ready AND look […]

[Continue reading...]
Signature

Sisters

IMG_4174

We have a rocking horse that Tori received as a gift when she turned one. That makes it 17 years old…geez, I am old! Anyway, we still have it and the girls love playing on it. Last night they both wanted to get on and ended up sitting on it together and having the best […]

[Continue reading...]
Signature

The big winner

l013

The winner, chosen by myself and my two harshest critics (Chris and Tori) is Ni Hao Y’all…submitted by Miss Lisa Cairney by phone because she’s too BUSY to leave a comment She also submitted some other possiblities:Can You Live on Ramen?Does This Minivan Make My Butt Look Big? So many great possibilities, it was tough […]

[Continue reading...]
Signature

Three months with Jude

IMG_4124

It’s been three months since I stood in the Civil Affairs Office in Fuzhou and promised to always love and care for our precious son. So many changes he’s had to endure in that time and he always manages to be able to muster up a smile for his mama I updated his site if […]

[Continue reading...]
Signature