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Diane B
11-10-2005, 09:39 PM
My husband and I spent 5 wonderful weeks in Colombia getting to know our little girl, Nina. We had the best time and couldn't be happier! She's going to be 6 months old tomorrow and we're scheduled to have some pictures taken. :) We've been home almost 2 weeks now and I'm already thinking about going back to adopt another! I can't say enough about how wonderful our experience was in Colombia! Everyone from the adoption home to the hotel staff to the state-side agency staff was just wonderful!

If I'm successful at this (don't count on it...I'm not the computer savvy one in our marriage) you'll see a picture of Nina in her Halloween costume her aunt bought her. We got back just in time for her to use it!

Thanks to everyone for all the support this board supplies!

icunurse
11-10-2005, 11:02 PM
Congratulations! Glad to hear that everything went smoothly. She's beautiful!!
Traci
~Connor's Mom 02/2004~
Agency paperwork completed - waiting for #2!

megs4413
11-10-2005, 11:42 PM
Congratulations! She's beautiful!!!!

Momof3Labs
11-11-2005, 08:08 AM
Oh, my, what a doll!! My heart skips a beat looking at that face, and I'm not so lucky to call her MINE!

Congratulations, Diane!!

jk3
11-11-2005, 01:31 PM
Congratulations! Nina is adorable. Wishing you all of the best!

Jenn
DS 6/3/03

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alkagift
11-12-2005, 11:35 PM
Congratulations, Diane, Nina is a beautiful,lucky girl!

Allison
Mommy to Matthew, who is TWO!

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almostamom
11-13-2005, 12:13 AM
Diane, she is just gorgeous! Oh, I want to squeeze those cheeks!! My best to you, Mama!! Congratulations! I'm sure your heart feels so full!

Hugs,
~Linda~
DS 11/9/04

aliceinwonderland
11-13-2005, 03:47 PM
Oh, she is gorgeous!! I am so happy your baby is home with you :)

Congrats, mama :)

MelissaTC
11-13-2005, 05:36 PM
Nina is a gorgeous little girl!

I am glad your experience was a good one. Congratulations on your new family. It is wonderful!

Jenn98
11-16-2005, 07:43 PM
Congrats! Congrats! Congrats! Congrats! Congrats! She is adorable in her costume!

cmdunn1972
11-17-2005, 01:42 AM
Congratulations! I'm so happy for you, and your daughter is beautiful. :)

Incidentally, my cousin adopted a child from Colombia as well. Were you able to stay primarily in Bogota, or did you travel outside of the capital to take custody?

(ETC Spelling error)

hez
11-18-2005, 04:16 PM
Congratulations-- she's beautiful :)

Diane B
11-19-2005, 12:00 PM
The adoption home we went through was in Bogota, so we didn't have to travel anywhere else. However, next time (oh yes, I'm already planning to go back for baby #2!) we're hoping to take a little trip to the coast while we wait for the court process. A few families did that while we were down there and they really enjoyed it.

Melanie
11-28-2005, 04:54 PM
Congratulations!! What a beautiful little one. I am so glad that your experience was wonderful.

kaylinsmommy2
12-02-2005, 11:47 PM
Congrats, Diane. Nina looks SO happy in the picture. I am so happy for you and your new family!! Thanks for sharing your wonderful experience.
Caroline
Kaylin 6/5/04

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TaChapm
12-09-2005, 11:18 PM
How sweet! Congratulations!
Tara
Mommy to Jackson 11-10-02
Tyler William 6-9-05

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momof1squirt
12-16-2005, 09:42 AM
Congratulations! My first and immediate thought upon opening the picture - Isn't she adorable?!! You have a beautiful little girl.
I'm glad to hear things went so great for your family.
Andrea W :)

WildMax
12-29-2005, 04:05 PM
!Que chula!

MIL from Colombia and we have a lot of family there, DH's family. I showed him the photo and he just held the laptop for a while admiring little Nina. God truly blessed you and your family.

We recently discussed adoption as a possibility for us. What advice can you offer people just getting started in this process? We would like to adopt from either Colombia or Ecuador.

Thanks and Congrats.