Wednesday, March 12, 2008

On Sunday afternoon, we ventured outside the hotel with some good 'online' friends; Devin, Amy and Sam Cridlebaugh. They share the same agency/attorney as us and Amy and I have been supporting each other for months now via emails and phone calls ! It was so nice to finally meet them in person and we are sending lots of well wishes their way as they are flying home to Colorado today with Sam !!

On Monday morning, the foster mother asked if it would be ok if they had Ella's ears pierced ! The translator proceeded to tell me that it was custom in Guatemala to have the babies ears pierced at birth...but with an adoption, they wait first to ask the mother. It was really funny...because I had been wanting to have her ears pierced soon after she comes homes this works out great for us !

I have added a short video clip of Ella in her sweet cherry dress bought by Mamaw Linda be sure to watch that ! I will add some pics of the boys tomorrow and then, I'll be off the computer for awhile as I have some assignments to work on for school next week. I will finish up in 8 weeks ! Praise the Lord ! Continue to pray for us as these next steps in the adoption finalize and I'll keep everyone posted on any big news !


Kim said...

Rachel, glad to hear you had a wonderful visit! I can't wait to go back and pickup my little girl!

Amy said...

I love all the pictures, Rachel! It was so wonderful to meet you in person and I look forward to the day you get to bring Ella home!

Leah said...

What sweet pictures. She is a cute baby :)

I signed your other blog first today. Saw it on the guatemala yahoo comments.