Monday, February 2

SHE IS OURS!!!!! Introducing our daughter....



Our travel dates are confirmed. As of right now, we fly out of O'Hare airport to pick up our baby girl February 21st and return on February 28th--my mom's birthday!!!! We are looking for a decently priced flight from South Bend to Chicago, but right now that would cost us between $700-$800, and we really can't justify that!!! I wish we could, though! It would be so great to have some friends to greet us at the airport, not to mention NOT having a 2+ hour drive to get home once we return!!! We will keep looking...

My wonderful friend and fellow adoptive parent, Shelley, put the video together for us. THANK YOU, SHELLEY! It will be a treasure forever. Here are some of my favorite stills we've received:





These 2 1/2 weeks are going to fly by!!! We have so much to do, and I'm so happy that we do! Here we come, precious little Selah....

29 comments:

Renee' said...

She is beautiful, Danielle! Look at all that hair... :-)

Amber said...

Congratulations!! She is truly GORGEOUS!!!

Andrea said...

YEAH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! She is beautiful!! I have been waiting for this moment for you for so long. Congrats and Gob bless this day!!!

Janet said...

Congratulations you guys!! What a beautiful song to go with a beautiful story. Selah is so precious and I'm excited you'll be leaving soon to meet her! Please give our boy some love when you travel :)

shell said...

WWAHHHHHHHOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!
:)

the Steiger's said...

Congratulations!!!
I am so happy for you!!!
Lenka

KLT said...

How incredibly wonderful!!!
May you be blessed in the raising of this precious jewel.

Sherry said...

PTL! We are rejoicing with you!

Blessings - Sherry Semlow

kristin said...

How stinking cute!!!!!!!

So so sos excited for you guys! YA!!!!

The Adventures of Caleb, Becca and Sakari David... said...

CONGRATS!!! she is so sweet and tiny!! praying for quick and smooth travel!!

Caleb, Becca and Sakari

Jen said...

Ok so this pregnant girl cannot stop CRYING!!!! She is so beautiful Danielle! I'm so thrilled with and for you guys that you've not been asked to ride the roller coaster of having to pass court more than once! I can't wait to hear how it is to finally see your baby girl in person! Love you!

K.P. said...

She is gorgeous. Congratulations! Happy packing and safe journeys! Can't wait to see pics of the whole family.

KP

Tisha said...

YAY!! You passed the first time. I am so excited for your family. :) She is a doll.

Rob & Candy said...

I'm filled with joy for your family! I cannot wait to see her in your arms!
xxoo
candy
PS- I'm crying... I used the same song for Igor's video, it brings back so many memories.

Cindy Foote said...

Selah is beautiful! Congratulations!!!!!!!

the Footes

Dietrich & Amy Lusse said...

OH! HAPPY, HAPPY DAY!!!!!! SHE IS ADORABLE!!!!!
Congratulations!!! Can you believe it?!!! Hard, huh? LOL
You travel on the 21st!!!!! Holy cow!!! That's amazing!!!
So, so happy for you guys!!!
xoxox,
Amy

Mary and Doug said...

CONGRATULATIONS! I am so very happy for you and she is truly a beautiful baby girl!

Blessings as you prepare to travel!

Mary

Pamm said...

I am so happy for you! Blessings upon blessings for the Black family!

ethiHOPEia said...

Danielle and Family,
We are SOOO happy to hear that you have successfully passed through court today! Yay! It makes our hearts glad to see families having good court days. May the time pass quickly while you wait to go to Ethiopia!
Love,
Hilary

jamullins said...

She is absolutely BEAUTIFUL!!! Congratulations!!

Julie Mullins
www.jamullins.blogspot.com

Kari:) said...

Blacks, there are just noooo words. She is the most stunning angel!!! The video made me weep tears of joy for your family. You can see her precious spirit in her sweet tiny face.
We are thrilled you passed court today!! God is so good!!!
xoxo

jeny said...

Praise God!! He is so good:)
It is so good to see her precious little face. . . can't wait to see her in person!
love you!

Christina said...

Oh, what a sweetheart. Congratulations, and safe travels!

The Gillman Family said...

Congrats!!!!!!!!!! She is beautiful!!! Looking forward to watching our journey of travel!!!

Clayton & Amber said...

Thank you, Jesus!!! Truly, look at what He has done!!! She is absolutely amazing, Danielle!! Congratulations.
Amber Jones

Ray and Lisa said...

Congratulations! She's absolutely stunning. I love her hair... and those cheeks!

Kristine said...

OK so I know I left a comment on Facebook but I just had to leave one here too.:) I can't wait to see her in person!!!!

shawn and tisha said...

Congratulations!! She is so cute!!! :)
Tisha

Anonymous said...

She is beautiful! Congratulations and I am truly so, so happy for you all. It brought tears to my eyes to know you will have a precious daughter to grow along side your precious sons. How lucky she will be to have such amazing...AMAZING parents. Love, Lori Cloud