Tuesday, March 23, 2010

News and More News

Not only did we get an update on our sweet boy and 3 new pictures, we also received


We received an e-mail this morning saying that our LOA had been mailed and should arrive at BAAS on Wednesday. We received another surprise this afternoon when we opened an e-mail from BAAS saying our LOA actually arrived TODAY!! Day 61 since LID.

We are so thankful and have been lifting up our prayers of thanksgiving all day.

The update on Hudson was wonderful and had so much information compared to the one in November. He sounds like he will fit in just perfectly with our brood! Here is a glimpse into the personality of our little boy:

"He loves to play with toys and the alphabet puzzles. Sometimes he climbs
onto a furniture without toys on it like a little monkey. He can feed
himself with a spoon. He can put toys with different shapes into two different bowls. He knows the names of all the children in his room, and
can say their names. He can put on his own shoes. He has a relatively
strong personality. "

Now, we mail off a bit more paperwork and wait for a few more steps that I really don't understand because it is new - thanks to the Hague. I do know we should meet our son in the next 8 to 12 weeks. That means I have alot to do!!!


trina said...

61 days!! I'm celebrating with you!!

Jennifer Barbee said...

He is sooo adorable!

Pam said...

Whooo Hooooo!!!!! What a great day for you all!!!!!

Tammy ~ Country Girl at Home ~ said...

Yay, Jan! I'm so happy for ya'll and just as excited that you received updated pictures! Hudson is precious! Congratulations!!!!

I'm rejoicing and thanking the Lord too because this is an answered prayer as the LOA is much sooner than the 74 days! :) God is good!

Just maybe we might still be traveling together....

Hugs and Blessings!

Sharon said...

Loved seeing the smiles on everyone's faces as they were peeking through the door at you. It was quite an honor to see Hudson's new photos along with you! Not much longer!!!

We can't wait to meet Hudson!

Kim said...


We got our LOA too and our Agency says we should travel in June.....when will you guys go?

Kim 404-354-7368...would love to talk.

Your boy is such a cutie!

Rebecca Sibley said...

Hudson is precious!

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Pam said...

We, too, received a surprise LOA! ;) Maybe we'll see each other in China!

Chasing After God said...

Hey.....I am very excited for you guys and Hudson!!!!! Can't wait to meet him!!!!! Love you!!! Thanks for e-mailing my mom! -E

Andrea said...

How exciting for you and your family! We too just received our LOA for our son that is living in the Baotou Orphange. He will be 2 in May. Enjoy your journey!!

Tina said...

Great news on your quick LOA. NVC is the national visa center. They have to do something with our paperwork and then they wire it to Guangzhou and we wait on Article 5. At least I think that is how it works. :) I don't have your email that is why I had to reply here.
sh0ptildr@aol.com is my email.(the 0 is a zero)

Elaine said...

Celebrating with you Bryant family. I can't wait to meet the "newest" Bryant. He is a cutie!!

The Smith's said...

We continue to pray for things to move swiftly so that you will have Hudson home with you very quickly. What a precious little man. God is working so many blessings throughout this journey and Hudson will soon be home where he belongs.
God bless you all.
Jeff, Becky & Noah