Monday, April 30, 2012

Happy Tay Day!! {Sunday Snapshot}


I truly cannot believe this day is here!!  Amanda received Taylor this afternoon at 12:00 noon.  It was an incredible emotional 2 1/2 hours as we met, ate with, and bonded with his Foster Family.  Saying goodbye was extremely hard on him, but thankfully, we have gotten many smiles and giggles out of this adorable little fella this evening!


Adoption truly is a miracle.  So thankful to have this little fella and his wonderful parents in our lives!


{The top two photos were taken with my 50mm f/1.4 lens.  My settings were f/2.2 1/320 (full window light from the back) ISO 720 (We had the room lights off, so his face was a little dark without ISO bumped up.)  It is SOOC- jet lag is putting editing on the back burner!  The second photo was taken by a sweet Holt worker, set in Auto ;).}

To see more beautiful Sunday Snapshots, visit Stephanie's blog, Ni Hao Ya'll.



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10 kind thoughts:

Melissa said...

Congratulations and what a beautiful boy!

Stefanie said...

He is so handsome! Congratulations... many blessings on your new life together as a forever family :)

Mary Louis Quinn said...

Beautiful!! I'm so glad you're getting to experience that with her! Loving the posts!

Katherine said...

Absolutely precious! There's nothing like the peacefulness of a sleeping child.

Lee and Sarah VanGrunsven said...

SO SO CUTE

Jaime said...

Stunning photo! Congratulations on your newest son!

{stopping by from Sunday Snapshot}

quilt'n-mama said...

I love when forever families meet their little ones!
Thanks for sharing, beautiful photos and what a blessing to know the foster family.

Ruthie said...

Congratulations!!!!

The Hewett's said...

I am speechless. Such a doll he is! I read this post through tearful, yet joyful eyes. What a blessing from God!!

Stephanie Chae Qualls said...

I cried reading this post. So beautiful!

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Our Adoption Timeline

  • June 19, 2011- We are officially "Paper Pregnant!" We have submitted our Waiting Child Application to Holt!
  • July 5, 2011- Submitted our formal Home Study Application to Villa Hope
  • September 6, 2011- Submitted all of our paperwork for our Home Study
  • October 8, 2011- Completed our First Home Visit
  • October 17, 2011- Completed our Second Home Visit
  • November 14, 2011- Home Study Approved
  • December 1, 2011- Filed our I600a
  • February 1, 2012- I600a Approval Letter
 
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