Monthly Archives: December 2010

Vivian saving toys for “brother” and “sister”

Today, Vivian and I cleaned her room and purged some toys to make room for her new Christmas toys.  This is a yearly tradition we started when she was 2 or 3.  We let her pick the toys she no … Continue reading

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Applying for Vivian’s passport

Steven had today off, so we took Vivian down to the main post office and applied for her passport.  Both parents have to go and show identity or get a notarized statement from one parent why they could not appear … Continue reading

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I have the week off….paperchasing here we come!

This morning, I opened my inbox and noticed Ireceived an email from Great Wall.  So, I opened it.  Its really cool.  The Dossier Team sends you an email every Monday and Thursday for four months to guide you through the … Continue reading

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My birth certificate

Ok.  So these details may be mundane to the casual observer, but blogging them helps me keep track.  I called the Georgia Secretary of State’s office this morning and talked to the most pleasant and professional lady.  She informed me that … Continue reading

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So, the dossier prep begins

GWCA received our signed contract today and emailed me their dossier preparation guide.  It looked initimidating at first…it is 67 pages long!  But, after sorting through it all, it is really just pushing a bunch of paperwork around making sure … Continue reading

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Adopt a doll!

Check out our dolls you can adopt.  If you would like to send one to a family member, daughter, grandaughter, son, a school, just let us know!  We would love for you to adopt one of our precious dolls.  Each … Continue reading

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Daddy’s Chipmunk is Broken

I laugh so hard at this little girl.  I guess I will have to clue you in on the joke so you will understand.  One day Steven and Vivian were joking around and Vivian knocked Steven in the head with … Continue reading

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