Monday, February 25, 2013

Got 'em!!!!!!

We got 'em and boy are they 
a.m.a.z.i.n.g.!!!!

We were at the civil affairs office with many other families,
many had already received their children,
everyone was doing very well.

We waited with 2 other families,
chatting while we got more and more anxious -
then we saw them! 
The walked right in to the building -
Griggsy first,
then Hagan.


They both started off very nervous -
but warmed up quickly!



Hagan was very scared but when we pulled out the 
photo album we had sent them
and I showed him our photos
he calmed down and relaxed.




Their foster mother must have prepared them well. 
What a blessing!!!  

Bubbles,
stickers and toy cars made the situation bearable to them.



We finally were able to leave,
stopped by the pharmacy to get Hagan motion sickness patches -
seems he got car sick on his way to us. 

Then we made a quick stop at the local Walmart.

And on the way -
sweet Griggsy fell fast asleep!
Ohhhh so sweet!!!!


Hagan was a champ through the store -
though we knew he was hungry.





We got back to the room and cooked up some noodles for the boys.
That was hilarious!! 
But they were happy and we laughed and laughed!


The only time either have them have been upset was 
when we changed their clothing.

Hagan got a bath -
and was very nervous - 
but the trust building has begun. 
He relaxed, played with the bubbles 
and had fun!

We are so incredibly blessed!


They are two beautiful, amazing boys!


23 comments:

Amy said...

They are beautiful! What a gift that you are finally there, I think each day will unfold better and better! I'm very happy for you all!

Tracey Sharp said...

Oh my goodness! I am so happy for you guys! They are finally in your arms.... Enjoy those beautiful boys!

Kim K. said...

Continued blessings to your growing family!! They are absolutely handsome.

Sharon said...

So so happy for you! Such a long wait! You are finally together! I have tears in my eyes. May the transitions continue to go well and the paperwork go quickly and smoothly!

Miom2dms said...

Congratulations! What a blessing!!! Can’t wait to meet your two new boys!

Miom2dms said...

Congratulations! What a blessing! Can’t wait to meet your two new boys!

Kathy said...

They are both beautiful and very handsome. Congrats! Prayers for health and safe travels throughout the rest of your journey.

Sharon said...

BEST way to start a week. Seeing two more orphans, orphans NO MORE!!!!!

Dardi said...

So excited to see these pictures & hear about your day! May these next days be filled with lots more trust-building & amazing moments of getting to know each other! :o)

Chantelle said...

Joy and happy tears!

Stacia said...

You are so blessed to finally have your sons and that they are well and making the adjustment in a good way. I hope you all sleep well and each day they learn to trust a bit more.

connie said...

JODI!!!! Hagan and Griggs are adorable, and I'm in tears for you guys! Finally!!!! Love you!

Becky Ryder said...

Great post! I love seeing you with the boys. Have fun and looking forward to more posts!

Cupcakes and Hairbows said...

Get those boys to Pizza Hut and see if they can build a mountain of fruit!!! Love to see y'all there!!!

Anonymous said...

Awesome!!! Amazing! We'll be praying for you all as you complete your journey home. Much Love!
-Beka =)

Alyson Steiner said...

So happy to read this post!! Praying for you all and can't wait to hear more details!

Bev W said...

Such beautiful pictures! Such beautiful boys! So much love! I am so happy for you and for them!

Delaina said...

They're so sweet! God is good! Praying for the transition ahead!

Kathy said...

Congratulations!!!!!!
They are So ADORABLE!!! So excited for you!!
God is SO good!!!!!

Michelle said...

Oh my GOSH! Congratulations! HOORAY! Tears are feeling my eyes. I am so thankful for you & your family.

Jen said...

So wonderful to see those boys in your arms! Happy for you! Congratulations!!

Jennifer said...

JOdi...they are precious!!! Look at those smiles already! SOOO happy for y'all and can't wait to meet these handsome boys!!!

Sharon said...

Wonderful, wonderful pictures!

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