• Adoption

    We’re Active

    Fifteen months later…we are truly here. Finally. Paperwork, fingerprints, home visits, background checks…all of it is done. Our new agency, which has been incredible to us, is looking for a baby for us RIGHT THIS MINUTE. The only thing left for us to do is sit back and wait for God to show us where our baby is. Oh, and raise $15,000 more. We estimate that we have already raised and spent $10,000 on this adoption because our original program shut down, and we had to redo (and repay for) a lot of things. We have to have the money by the time we are matched! And that could be…

  • Adoption

    The First Order of Business

    Before we do anything else, we have to complete a Home Study.  The application fee for this is $350. The Home Study itself is $2500.  We plan to tackle all of the adoption fees one at a time, so we need to raise the funds for the Home Study first.  We have a few things planned, and we have a little bit of money set aside to start us off. Let me tell you about my friend, Amy.  She has taken on the job of Fundraiser Brainstormer for us, and she’s got mad skills.  In fact, I have a feeling she has untapped talents that I am soon to discover.…