• Philippines Adoption

    Our Adoption Journey – One Year Later

    So many of you have been reaching out to me to ask how our adoption has been going. And I have been dreading to post an update because the process has taken so long. If you’ve been following our story, January 2018 my husband Pete and I decided to begin our adoption process for a child in the Philippines. My heart was so excited at the prospect of finding a child and learning about him or her. What was their favorite song? How old are they? Where in the Phillippines are they? Will they love me? My imagination soared when I started to think about how I would decorate his…

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    Adoption Update October 2018

    Melody and Pete: Our Adoption Story from Corinne Toussaint on Vimeo. Our Adoption Update October 2018  One of the first questions I normally receive when asked about my adoption is, “How can you afford your adoption?” This is normally followed by a brief explanation of how my husband and I have paid off over $72k of our debt and have freed up a lot of our expenses. Many people are very curious about our adoption process, so I thought I’d share how our adoption is going as well. As of October 2018, we have paid nearly $3,000 in the homestudy adoption expenses for our international adoption for a little boy…