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One Week Ago

One week ago this evening we brought our little girl home!  We're all adjusting to life as a family of four...well more when you include the pets.  We're not yet sleeping through the night and we've had a few midnight vomit spells and many prayers for understanding, but we're taking it all in stride and are so blessed with our little princess. Here are a few pics of our first few days with Anahi. 
The animals are absolutely amused with the baby! 
 Hiking down to the pond with the pup in the corner and a terere tea in hand (of course).

Playing ball with big brother.

 One of our daily walks through the wheat fields.

 Snack time!

 Tuckered out after a long day of play. 

Meeting "Abuela" Tabita for the first time.  Mom Kurrle went with us to pick up Anahi from Asuncion and it was love at first sight. 

We look forward to introducing her to more of our loved ones in the next few weeks (even via skype) and we continue to extend our gratitude for your prayers as we transition and fall into a steady rhythm with the children.


  1. Praise God that everything has finally come through! What beautiful pictures! Such precious post about how you God to bring her home. Blessings on you all and this new little one who has come to your family.

  2. you're gonna have to update your blog's family photo :)

  3. loved the last two words of that post!!!!!!! Plural, children!!!!!! Yes, continuing to pray for you all!

  4. We are so happy for the blessing God has entrusted you with. She is as beautiful as Timmy is handsome. I know it was stressful for you but we can see God's hand in your honest entries on the blog. God has given you your hearts desire.

  5. So, so happy for you!! What a beautiful family you are....I love the pictures! Praying that the family bonding continues....

  6. Praise the One who knit her together not only in her mother's womb, but to your household. Give THANKS to the Lord, for He is GOOD! His lovingkindness endures forever!

    Much love.

  7. Thanks for giving us a peek into how y'all have been doing. LOVE the photos! Hope you'll be sleeping all night soon, but if not, enjoy the extra awake time... hee hee. So happy for y'all!!!!!!

  8. We are so happy for the blessing God has entrusted you with.


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