Tag Archives: Ethiopia

How am I Going to do All This?

06 Mar 2012

Do you ever feel like God has asked you to tackle more than you can possble accomplish? Then you and I have much in common. If we had time — I’m sure we’d do lunch. If we did scamble up the time to eat together, we would talk about our impossible situations, our incompetance to […]

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Dossier Submission Day!!!

28 Oct 2011

     Today is the day!        The submission of the dossier marks the end of the paper-chasing phase of our adoption. In most cases, this ends “paper pregnancy” and begins long waiting period. Generally, paperwork is submitted to the country from which you are requesting a child and it remains there until […]

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Village Thinking

21 Sep 2011

In my previous blog, I announced a slight change in our adoption plans. Instead of a baby girl, we are adopting a sibling group of 4. Those around me will hopefully testify that I am moving out of the panic-stricken stage that periodically sent me into hot flashes and paralyzing migraines; and into a state […]

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Ethiopia Home Study Report

18 May 2011

Last week the Strange family participated in our third home study by the state of Texas. We are in the process of adopting a little girl from Ethiopia. Part of the requirements involve four visits across three days by a licensed social worker who is also accredited by our adoption agency. Fortunately, our social worker, […]

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Update on Ethiopia Adoption process

21 Apr 2011

We are currently in the midst of the paperwork stage of our international adoption from Ethiopia. Still. We’re finding it takes longer to complete with the chaos of four kids at home and well,…life. Nonetheless, we have all been to the doctor, including all the dogs. The fire department has inspected the house. All cabinet doors […]

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