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Respite Care Weekend Recap (PsIP)

Sorry this wasn't more timely of an update, but I needed to catch up on my sleep!

We had an awesome weekend with Peas (3yo girl) and Carrots (1yo boy).  Both kids were beyond adorable and very well behaved.  Saturday we made it to a birthday party and then to our neighborhood block party.  Here are a few pictures where Peas was helping me run games for the kids and Carrots realized he loved taking DH's hat!



Our biggest challenge was probably trying to get Peas comfortable around our dog Rudy.  Friday night she wanted nothing to do with him.  But by Sunday she had made up the "Rudy Song" and wanted to "snuggle with him" as seen below!


We had a great time and definitely feel ready for our placement, whenever that will happen.  It was really nice to have a test run to build our confidence since we are so new to this parenting thing! 

There are more details/pics in my blog if you are interested!

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  • Glad it went well! Looks like you had a great time together.

    TTC September 2010 thru October 2011
    SA February 2011: Normal
    RE App. October 2011 - Recc. Clomid and IUI

    Taking a break from TTC to pursue adoption

    Met our 2 year old son in Russia July 2012!
    Court trip October 2012
    Home November 24 2012!

    Back to RE Summer 2013. TTC journey continues: 

    Dx DOR, endometriosis, low sperm count 
    Clomid + IUI#1, #2 = BFN / IUI #3 = ???

    Laparoscopy scheduled December 2013

    Adding a Burden
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    That's so wonderful that it went well!  Hopefully your first placement comes soon!
    Foster parents turned adoptive parents :)
    Adoptive daughter born 08/07/13... growing so fast
    BM due again end of March 2015 so any day!
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  • I'm so glad it went well. I hope your call comes soon.

    Cristina & Austen ~ July 20, 2009

    Me: 25 DH: 24
    TTC since Aug. 2010
    Aug. 2010 ... 17cm tumor removed from right ovary as well as right ovary, Fallopian tube, appendix, and 25% of left ovary
    Sept. 2010 ... E. Coli infection from surgery
    Nov. 2010 ... Start TTC again
    Feb. 2011 ... Find out remaining tube is blocked, IVF is our only option
    Mar. 2011 ... IVF #1 with partial ICSI started, ER 5/24... 18 eggs, 3dt of 3 embryos and froze 6 on 5/27, BFN
    July 2011 ... IVF #2 ER 9/1...17 eggs, 2dt of 1 embryo and 5dt of 2 embryos, embryos on day 5 not to the blastocyst stage so possible egg quality issue, BFN
    Jan. 2012... Bought our first home, IVF put on hold
    Mar. 2012 ... Soft IVF to begin and looking into Foster to Adopt
    ***SAIF/PAIF welcome***

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