Tuesday, November 02, 2010

Hello Out There!

Hi! I see you! Well, actually I can see that recently there have been lots of views of my blog and I'm so curious to know WHO you are! Please leave me a comment if you haven't done so and/or sign up to follow this blog! I do check those often and love to find new blogs to follow myself (as if I don't have enough to do!) :) So what are you waiting for???? CLICK NOW! :)

10 comments:

Sara said...

HI!! Well I just wanted to say hi and I am a follower of both your blog and your daughter's blog! Your kids are beautiful and I can't wait to see a picture of your newest little one!

Katie said...

Hi, I have been a lurker forever (sorry!)
I love your family and I'm so happy for you that it's growing.

Hi! I am also a lurker. We are in the process of starting the adoption journey so I love reading blogs of fellow adopters to mentor our family along the way =)

I love to read your blog, but I don't have one myself, sorry.

Grace H. said...

Busted :) I'm a single mom with two youngsters and appear to be interested in the same things you are - kids and adoption! Your kids are slightly older than mine and it's good to get a glimpse of issues that "might be coming" in the future relating to adoption.

You're on my daily blog list to read, Lisa! Love your posts!

<3 Teri Adams

luvmyboyz said...

Hi, I guess I would be considered a lurker. I have 2 great boys who are 5&7 that I foster/adopted. We are a Christian faimly and hope to add to our faimly again soon. I have also, adopted as a single mom. Enjoy your blog very much. Love hearing how God is bringing children to their forever families.

Mel Bowman said...

Hi! I'm from the CongoAdopt boards. My husband and I are trying to find our way through adoption after one healthy boy and two babies not meant for this earth.

Heidi said...

Hi. Another single adoptive mom. Enjoy watching your journey!

Melissa said...

Hmm, I used to read you all the time and then had a computer glitch, lost all my favorites (back before I knew about reader), and just rediscovered you today. Yay! Looking forward to catching up :)

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