#FrancisPartyof4 adoption update!!!! After a long period of paperwork, waiting, more waiting, and waiting some more (the Lord must be teaching us patience 😏), we are ACTIVE with Faithful Adoption Consultants to present to birth moms!!!! On to more waiting and I couldn't be more excited! Please continue to pray for us, for baby, and … Continue reading #FrancisPartyof4 – We’re Active!
After hours of staring at our computer screens, our book is done! Chad used his design skills to put together our book, and then I filled in most of the text! We did it! Now we just need to wait for our home study to be officially "done" (2nd visit with our social worker is … Continue reading #FrancisPartyof4 Adoption Profile Book: Ready for Print!
Wow! Thank you for your support of #FrancisPartyof4 and your kindness and generosity towards our growing family. I'm not gonna lie, I was fearful the auction fundraiser would be a bust, that I would have little interaction on the items, and that the whole thing would be a waste of time. But alas, after closing … Continue reading #FrancisPartyof4 – $2,534 Raised!
Our dining room has officially transformed into a pencilligraphy war zone in the Francis home. I have signs, pens, and donated goodies coming out of my ears and we are beyond excited for the adoption auction on Insta at the end of the month! It's only 2 weeks away! Anyhow, I will be posting a Facebook … Continue reading #FrancisPartyof4 Auction Sneak Peek!
Our adoption crowdfunding page is up! For those of you participating in my first Instagram auction coming up in the next week or 2 (details to be finalized), winning bids can be submitted here as well! Stay tuned for other ways to get involved--there will be #pencilligraphy giveaways! From our site (www.youcaring.com/francisadoption): HELLO! We are … Continue reading #FrancisPartyof4 – Crowdfunding Page
Babies are very good at grabbing onto things, but not so good at letting them go. They often become frustrated, banging whatever it is they're grabbing onto on themselves or on the surface in front of them. The two main ways to get a baby to let go of whatever they're holding on to are either … Continue reading Letting Go
Chad and I both have type-A personalities and thrive on routine, schedules, and to-do lists. It seemed to be a no-brainer that we would, for our own sanity, try to set some sort of routine for our baby as well. We were recommended to use Babywise from a number of friends and started with M … Continue reading 3 Tips for Babywise Success