"But these things I plan won't happen right away. Slowly, steadily, surely, the time approaches when the vision will be fulfilled.
If it seems slow, be patient! For it will surely take place. It will not be late by a single day." Habakkuk 2:3

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Needs that we have for bringing the kids home:

Several people have asked us what we are needing when we bring the kids home-so we made up a list-and figured I would just post it here-in case anyone has any of these.  We only have a few short weeks before they are here and are quickly trying to get ready!  (We are still waiting on an embassy date-but are anticipating bringing them home end of July/first part Aug.).  Thank you all for your generosity and love that you have already shown our family!!  We are beyond grateful! (and YES we LOVE hand-me-downs!)*Clothes for new kids-
Tennis shoes / Flip Flops
T-shirts (long & short sleeve)
Sweatshirts / Sweatpants
Pants / Jeans
Swim Suits

HAILE - age 13 (weight: 74-lbs / height: 56 in.)
Size: 10 and 12 slim-pants and 10/12 (medium) for shirts, etc.
Shoe: 6 …6-1/2… 7…. 7-1/2...8  (we don’t know so we are probably going to take one of each size and then keep the receipt to return the sizes that don’t fit-or hold on to them for our boys-as they will grow into these sizes).
BETE - age 7 (weight: 45-lbs. / height: 46 in.)
Size: 7 (or 6-8) (Small)
Shoe: 13-1/2…1…1-1/2

Needs for House:
*One Twin Mattress/Box spring set
*One crib mattress (for toddler bed)
*Crib size sheets (for toddler bed)
*Small desk/chair
*2 Dressers
*Bicycle for Haile
*Bike helmets for both Bete & Haile
*Life Vest for both
*Sleeping Bags
*Matching twin size girls comforters
*Matching twin size boys comforters
*Boy color- full size sheets
*Girl color- twin size sheets
*Body Towels
*Silverware-mostly need spoons

What the Kids Like:
Haile: LOVES soccer, the sky, stars, space (wants to be astronomer), lego's, card games, and is really creative-loves arts/crafts/writing/drawing tablets, making things with paper, books, etc.
Bete: coloring, arts/crafts, wants to be a doctor or pilot, toys: (doctor kit), puzzles, legos and likes baby dolls (hard to find brown baby dolls in Salem) :-), jump rope, jacks (game) and balls that bounce.

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