It is so much fun to watch the children coming home from far off places, like Colombia and Uganda, and those who come home from Salem, Seattle, and remote locations all over the Pacific Northwest. Those parents who are raising children of color have a task ahead of them which can be daunting, but if approached from a practical standpoint, can just become part of everyday life. (more…)
A group of family and friends anxiously awaited the twins arrival in PDX on Saturday, November 29. Buses kept arriving and people kept getting off them at the international flight arrival area, but no Trista, Melodie and twins.
Trista and the twins in Uganda, with the adoption and medical process out of the way, continue to get to know each other better. Here they have fallen asleep on the floor, holding hands after a full day of activity. We hear swimming is their favorite thing to do and they do that as often as possible. (more…)
It’s National Adoption Awareness Month and we have been joyously celebrating all month long! How is your family choosing to celebrate? We would love to hear! Share your National Adoption Awareness Month Stories with us on Facebook
Here’s the latest on Trista’s adoption of the twins who now have their own boda boda. For those of you who are not familiar with the boda boda transport here are a few pictures. Helmets not provided for the customer and you never know who you are going to be sharing your ride with a baboon. (more…)
Exciting and possibly tiring news for Trista, our latest adopting parent, who traveled to Uganda last week-end to meet and adopt her two year old twins (boy and girl).
Trista traveled to Uganda with her aunt and her mother, Melodie, will join her in November to assist with the twins and the coming home trip.