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Got Another Grant!!!

  Opened my mailbox today to find a letter from Global Orphan Foundation telling me I got the Camie’s Hope Grant for $1,160! Every little bit helps! Praise God!
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Got My First Grant!!

Woo Hoo! We were informed last week that we were awarded a $2000 grant to help defray the cost of our adoption from the Never Alone Foundation – SO thankful
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USCIS i800a Approval!

So last week (December 28, 2015) I went to USCIS to do my fingerprints and apparently I was approved the same day. I really didn’t expect to receive anything for another few weeks and just happen to check the mailbox today (Sunday) and my i800a approval was in the mailbox.. Most beautiful thing I have…
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Paper Pregnant

Just got an email that my dossier (adoption paperwork) has been submitted to IBESR ( Haitian social services). I’m officially paper pregnant! Officially waiting to be matched with my daughter! Happy New Year to me!!!
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Dear Future Husband…

Dear Future Husband… I have dreamed hundreds of dreams about you, each time waking back up into a reality where you were not there.. I must have prayed for you a thousand times, day after day, night after night. I got so discouraged, that eventually I stopped.  I became content and complacent. I indulged in my singleness.…
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Thinking About Becoming a Foster Parent?

This post is sponsored by: For all those that followed me over here from my old blog, you know that I am a former foster parent. Foster care is very near and dear to my heart. What you might not know that I also use to be the foster parent recruiter for the lead agency…
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Dossier Sent To Haiti

So I took a long nap and woke up to this: “I just wanted to let you know your dossier was mailed to Haiti today; congratulations! We are SO happy for you!”
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Finally some movement

My dossier ( adoption paperwork) is officially on it’s way to my agency to be reviewed and translated!!! I feel like Just put my child in the mail. It was hard to let it go. Prayers for safe arrival!!
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About is a lifestyle blog that focuses on single/solo parenthood, adoption, including my current international adoption journey, foster care, preparing to move to Africa, working from home and living a location independent lifestyle.


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