I finally took a minute to convert all of Sam's height and weight info from the metric system! Here's my big boy's chart so far! Hopefully he doesn't out grow the 12month clothes I sent him before they arrive hah! Birth 6lb 9oz 1 mos 9.25lb 20.75in 2 mos 12.3lb 22in 3 mos 15lb … Continue reading Sam’s “stats”
It would almost be funny if it weren't so sad. I prayed so hopefully, so expectantly for Sam to get submitted with that last EP round. I felt it in my bones. I knew God was moving. And then it happened! Prayers were answered. God moved mightily. And yet, I find myself feeling so hesitant … Continue reading Praying Expectantly
We shipped out Sam's birthday gift! It's in a 12 x 12 x 12 box, so it won't be delivered the way the standard small care packages are sent. Thus, I have no idea when it will arrive in Seoul. I'm hopeful it gets there by his birthday checkup, but he may not receive it … Continue reading Sam’s Birthday Gift
We've had a few people ask us to let them know if we plan to do any fundraising! For Sam's first birthday next month, we thought it would be fun to do t-shirt orders in June and then ask everyone who orders to send us a photo in the shirt for his birthday in July! … Continue reading Sam T-shirts!
"I remain confident of this: I will see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living. Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord." Psalm 27: 13-14 I keep trying to write this post, but I am so overwhelmed with gratitude that I just keep stopping to pray "Thank you, thank you, thank you." We heard … Continue reading WE MADE IT: EP Submission!
I feel like I've been trusted with such a precious thing, and I hope that I can tell it well. Life is now broken up into two parts: Before Sam and After Sam. When you think about it, all major life changes work that way. There's before college and after, before marriage and after, before … Continue reading Our own little miracle — i600a approval
No news. No updates. Nothing. The wait is super frustrating. I was hoping we would have Sam's monthly update by now since we got it on the 3rd last month, but still, nothing. I have contacted the National Benefits Center twice now, and as of the last time, we still didn't have a caseworker, so … Continue reading Just waiting