Saturday, August 30, 2008


HOORAY! Travel Approval arrived late last night. We will have more details later on our actual travel days. But, here is a new picture. She looks so healthy. Praise God.

Friday, August 22, 2008

My Beautiful Girls

Heather and Addison our first grandchild.
Marissa at our front door
Mia at the Children's Museum
My beautiful first born Courtney and granddaughter Annazelle Joy

Still Waiting for Travel Approval

OK! I'm getting a little antsy waiting for Travel Approval. Sent off for our Visa's and we are talking about what to do during our downtime before we receive Naomi Tao Xuan. Actually talked with our travel agent and he was so funny. Saying we need to do all our fun stuff before we get baby. I told him with 2 other little ones at home having one was going to be a vacation!!!! He just laughed. I am actually looking forward to just being with my hubby for a couple of days by ourselves. Grant is so good on these trips to fetch our girls. It is so wonderful to work together to make something so wonderful come about. It is such a special time for us as a couple to receive our daughters into our life. We are almost there!!!!

Friday, August 15, 2008

IF I PACK WILL IT COME? Travel Approval?

Well, I decided to pack a few days ago.....BUT, now I am wondering if I even have the right clothes for late Sept. early Oct. In fact we first started this journey July 4, 2007, matched with Xi, Tao Yan (Malia) in Sept07 , thought we might even travel in March 08. So much for MY plans. We had such a wake-up call when our precious Malia passed away in the orphanage. (You can read about it in my other blog Matched again in May with Xi, Tao Xuan. So now we wait for Travel Approval. SO many thoughts are going through my head. Am I ready? Are my girls ready for another sister? What else do I need to do? Will anything fit? How will she grieve?.....And yet excitement too....We're really going back to China! Can't wait to hold this little one in my arms.....ahhhh! It's going to be so good.

Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Hi Naomi

Hi Naomi, We are 2 of your big sisters waiting for mom and dad to come get you. We have lots of toys, and books and clothes just waiting for you. We even have some shoes and blankets and lots of Cinderella dress up clothes and a 12 Dancing Princesses DVD that we can watch and learn to dance. We can't wait for you to get here. Hurry Up!!

Saturday, August 2, 2008


It's Here! It's Here !

We received a email from our agency last night at 9:25 that our Letter of Seeking Confirmation has arrived from CCAA. Yeah! Naomi here we come. Your mama and baba are coming for you. We are doing the snoopy dance over here!!! We expect travel to be in 4-6 weeks.