Out of the blue, I stumbled upon the blog of a family who is headed to Russia as I type this meeting their new child.
The process has gotten a bit tougher and more stringent since we went in 2003 and 2005. To make matters even more interesting, their little girl has Downs Syndrome.
The process has also gotten more expensive in recent years, and though some of their fees will be reduced or waived because they are seeking a special needs child, there are still travel expenses and a million little things to pay for along the way.
The Mom Crowd is hosting a raffle for the Balsis family to help defray the costs of bringing their baby home. Tickets are $5, the prizes are numerous and adorable and you'd better hurry because the drawing ends on September 24. Click the beautiful button below to participate.