After a very “roller-coaster ” pre-adoption experience, Nick and Heidi and their daughters welcomed William into their home and hearts today. Blessings on this family as they grow accustomed to being a family of five.
I was in town most of the day doing errands, and when I returned I found that Elisha’s uncle (whom we had telephoned) had come to take Elisha home with him. The uncles name is Leonard and he is married with two daughters. Elisha will have older cousins to grow up with. He was quite content and said “bye” to everyone.
On Friday March 22nd, we received an one month old baby boy. Here is his story. One night a man heard a woman yelling outside and went to investigate. The woman shouted that there were sounds coming from the pit toilet! He called the fire department to come, but they were taking a long time, so somehow, he managed to get down into the filth and retrieve a newborn baby. His ankles and feet were burned by the filth, but after a few weeks at the hospital, he was able to be discharged to us. This wonderful man, and his [ Read More ]
Yesterday we welcomed the bearer of gifts. A package of cloth nappies and a bag of new, knitted jumpers and hats. Here are a few photos. Raymond and Charles Please note: We have plenty of knitted jumpers now in our storage cabinet. If anyone else is wanting to knit, please share them with other places with small children. Thank you very much.
Tuesday night after I had locked the office and gone upstairs to the apartment, Helen came up to tell me that a new baby had just arrived. I went down to find a nurse from Tengeru and the social worker, with a baby boy of about 2 weeks. The story goes that a mother asked a stranger at the hospital to hold her baby while she went to the bathroom—she never came back! He makes 8 in the nursery, however Yahaya is going to move to crawlers this week, and Mospa is not far behind. Monica is actually old enough,but [ Read More ]