If you’re in the L.A . area we would love for you to come to our Waves for Awassa dinner on December 1, 2012 (World AIDS Day):
Awassa Children’s Project & Waves for Water
are joining together to launch the ‘Waves for Awassa’ project
Join us for a fun and inspirational dinner …
dine on the award winning cuisine prepared personally by Genet,
drink honey wine, Ethiopian beer and more…
Special guest and board member Cara Houck
will speak about … Keep Reading!!!
These were my cats in college.
That would be “extended adoptive breastfeeding” going on. It was comforting to the younger one, so the older one put up with it. Very sweet and definitely funny. The little one weaned after a few months of doing this.… Keep Reading!!!
To put things into perspective I want to first start by showing you a photo of what kind of ignorance and hate awaited kindergarten student Ruby Bridges at school:
Ruby was the first black student at the formerly all white public school. Her family was taking a stand.
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… Mama had taught us about God, that he is always there to protect us. “Ruby Nell,” she said as we pulled up to my new school, “don’t be afraid. There might
I received this e-mail last night from Sister Donna:
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Dear Jamie, what a perfectly beautiful family! I have never heard of the elimination communication. Lets try!
The water filters are a wonderful Work of God in motion! God Bless it and may it come to be!
The cloth diapers are in Addis Ababa at the embassy now. I heard from Col. Kirk, and it was funny; he was wondering who had ordered all the cloth diapers…then I wrote
This post has been updated. If you haven’t tried this mojitos recipe – you need to. We can’t stop making them!
Happy Cindo de Mayo!
The Wall Street Journal said it best- “plenty of beer, little history…but don’t let that spoil your party!”
Okay! We won’t! Here is a great pineapple jalapeno mojitos recipe revised from the one we had at Tommy Bahamas:
Pineapple Jalapeno Mojitos Recipe
6 oz. Club Soda
1/2 ounce lime … Keep Reading!!!
The Fayye Foundation has been going through some changes recently. After working on projects we reaffirmed that the Sidama region is definitely where we need to be right now, but we also came to two conclusions:
1. The Fayye Foundation mission needs to be more specific in order to make the biggest impact. Women – specifically mothers. We have realized the biggest impact we will have on family preservation is through the women in the area. Micro-lending, vocational training, … Keep Reading!!!
“We may not be able to prepare the future for our children, but we can at least prepare our children for the future.”
― Franklin D. Roosevelt
Today marks the 2 year mark for Samuel’s American homecoming.
The boys then:
The boys now:
Some adoptive families celebrate this day and some do not for various reasons (the loss of the birth family, trauma associated, loss of country, etc…)
This election day we are celebrating not only our right … Keep Reading!!!
Did you know? $1 can give clean water to one person for over a decade.
Why is water life-altering?
What do breastmilk necklaces, cow photobombing, and beautiful cervixes have in common? They’ve made it in to the same post. To start the week off right, I wanted to share some of my favorite internet finds this week.
Yesterday I received an email from Sister Donna:
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“Hi Jamie, What a very nice surprise to hear from you!!!
Just now I’m at the Haile making good use of their free internet. When I see your pretty face, what lovely memories come to me
and the magic days we were all here together in!
I am so glad to hear that the response is good for the diapers! I have often thought about it and wondered about what was
Today, I met up with Jon Rose from Waves for Water about a project to bring clean water to the Sidama region of Ethiopia.
Jon and his team primarily deal with water projects, but since Sandy hit, everyone is realizing that as human beings living in the United States (most with personal connections to the areas affected) we … Keep Reading!!!
Sure, we’ll just idly stand by while formula companies continue to market to women who are capable and willing to breastfeed or parents in areas of the world without access to safe drinking water. –A Generation On: Baby milk marketing still putting children’s lives at risk, … Keep Reading!!!
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