Saturday, October 22, 2011

THE BIGGEST, BEST NEWS EVER!!!!



That's right, we got the call!!  On Friday, October 14th at about 1:30 pm, we were informed that we had been chosen by a wonderful, sweet, thoughtful and selfless mother to be the parents of her baby boy (due December 30th, 2011).  It is impossible to even express the emotions that we have felt over the past week, but it has been filled with such excitement and joy. Today we had the opportunity to meet this expectant mother as well as her mother and the connection we felt was immediate and strong.  I want to be able to write an eloquent post sharing the experience of today as well as this whole week, but I just feel like there is nothing I can say that can really live up to what it has felt like.   Thank you for all of your love and support and the prayers said on our behalf.  We love you and will continue to share this journey with all of you.

17 comments:

This is Us said...

I'm so excited for you guys!!!! Love you guys!!!

Mauri said...

!!!!!!!!!!!!! Carmen!!!!!! Soo happy for you two! I can't imagine what it was like for you going through this process but I know the excitement of know you will be parents. What amazing news! You two will be the most amazing parents. I truly believe that. Congrats to you two!

Katie Lane said...

Yay carmen! That is the best news! You and Ben are going to be amazing parents! We are soo excited for you and your new adventure!!!

Me said...

definitely BEST NEWS EVER!!! sooooo excited for you guys! You are going to be the best parents!

Megan & Trever Ford said...

So excited for you!! You guys will be so amazing.

Angela said...

Believe me I know what you mean! I am so happy...full of tears happy! Please call me if you want to talk about your questions or feelings. I remember the hardest part was actually being placed with the baby. I really felt for the birth mother and felt terrible I was getting her baby that was making me the happiest person. It is a roller coaster of emotions! Congrats!!

deveney said...

hooray! that is GREAT news!i am so very excited and happy for you guys, you are sure to be awesome parents. good luck with everything, still thinking and praying for a smooth delivery and transition for you guys:)

Onica said...

That is so awesome! I'm super excited for you guys!!!

Stacy and Justin said...

So, so, so exited for you! That is going to be one lucky boy!

The Staheli's said...

I talked to Avery about it today. Her response when I said it was a boy was this: "A boy!?? Great..." Hahah...Then she said you should name him Oreo. So, probably don't be taking tips from the 5 year old on names. Love you guys! I have bordered on annoyingly excited and won't say it again. Just know that I plan to spoil this baby boy rotten!! :D

Jennica said...

I am SO excited for you!! This is awesome. Now Jonas will have a little bestie in the neighborhood! You are going to be GREAT parents!!

Kim said...

So, so, so very excited for you guys!! Being parents isn't always the easiest joe (try 4 year old boy... :) But it is so very rewarding and amazing! So happy for you guys, you will be AWESOME parents!

Todd and Heather Moulton said...

Yeah! I am so happy for you guys. I've been catching up on your blog (a little behind) and love your example of faith! We're having a boy too (any day now!)- it's the season for boys! Congratulations!

Steve and Alli said...

Congratulations! We are so SO thrilled for you and Ben and we know that you will be the most awesome parents! Can't wait to hear more in the coming months! Love you guys!

Tiffany Johnson said...

This is the best news ever. This little guy is going to be so spoiled, it's not even funny. We all are just so so excited. Addy keeps asking if she can hold her new little cousin. Watch out, she just might think he's hers for the taking. She tends to LOVE LOVE LOVE babies. Excited is a word that doesn't even come close to expressing how great this is. Congrats you guys! Love you!

The Bentley's said...

eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeek!!!!!!
still excited... told my mom and chris after we talked:) they are excited as me:)) !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Whit said...

So awesome! I am so happy for you guys!! :)