Travel Blogs from Grove City, United States

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Things to never forget, Grove City, United States travel blog

Things to never forget

A travel blog entry by posendek

Things to never forget: ~ When we first got to Cincinnatti airport and Talia was shouting, "Americo!" ~ How Talia was aftraid at first of the escalators in the airport.  She would put one foot on and then wait until the last minute to put the other ...

Waiting, Grove City, United States travel blog

Waiting

A travel blog entry by posendek

Scott and I are excited and scared to be traveling to Ukraine to adopt 2 children.  We are currently waiting for our paperwork to be submitted to the SDA.  Our submission date is 9/7/09.  Once our paperwork is submitted we should hear back ...

Christmas activities!, Grove City, United States travel blog

Christmas activities!

A travel blog entry by posendek

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One day when I was off work I went over to Mom's house and Talia worked on a gingerbread house with the twins.  Here are some pictures to share. My parents, my sister, her husband and the twins all went with us to ride "The Polar Express" in ...

First Halloween!, Grove City, United States travel blog

First Halloween!

A travel blog entry by posendek

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Talia had a great time carving pumpkins, making pumpkin seeds and trick or treating as Sleeping Beauty!  She got lots of candy and caught on quickly. We have almost had Talia here in America for a year now!  She is looking forward to her 5th ...

Christmas cookies!, Grove City, United States travel blog

Christmas cookies!

A travel blog entry by posendek

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We made some Christmas cookies the other night!  Talia loved it!  Especially when she got to eat them.  Here are some pictures to ...

4th of July fun!, Grove City, United States travel blog

4th of July fun!

A travel blog entry by posendek

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Talia had a red, white and blue day at preschool that included a parade!  Claire, Kyla, Aunt Kristy and Grandma Madeline visited her.  She was so proud to hold their banner!  Friday night Talia went to Red, White and Boom with the twins, ...

Winter fun, Grove City, United States travel blog

Winter fun

A travel blog entry by posendek

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... all of Talia's toys and games.   Next we have completed our homestudy to adopt another child or children within the United States.  We are looking to adopt a child from the foster care system which is a very different process than adopting ...

Back to work!, Grove City, United States travel blog

Back to work!

A travel blog entry by posendek

So last week was the first week Scott and I both were at work since we got back from Ukraine.  After having two weeks with Talia to myself I had to leave her for 10 hours a day!  On Monday my mom came over and they stayed here at our house ...

Easter 2011, Grove City, United States travel blog

Easter 2011

A travel blog entry by posendek

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We spent the day Saturday doing an Easter egg hunt and coloring eggs.  Sunday was church and lunch with Grandma and Grandpa Posendek, and Catherine and Brian.  We had a great weekend and a lot of fun spending time ...

Ukrainian dinner!, Grove City, United States travel blog

Ukrainian dinner!

A travel blog entry by posendek

Last night we went over to our new friends' house.  Their names are Galina and Leo and they have three children.  We went over to their house around seven last night and Galina cooked us a Ukrainian dinner!  It was quite interesting!  ...

Lost her first tooth!, Grove City, United States travel blog

Lost her first tooth!

A travel blog entry by posendek

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Fall 2010, Grove City, United States travel blog

Fall 2010

A travel blog entry by posendek

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Appointment date!, Grove City, United States travel blog

Appointment date!

A travel blog entry by posendek

So we got the phone call yesterday that our appointment date in Ukraine is 10/12/09!!  We called our travel agent right away and she is looking for a flight for us to leave on 10/9.  That will give us enough time to relax and get used to ...

1 year Anniversary, Grove City, United States travel blog

1 year Anniversary

A travel blog entry by posendek

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Talia has been in America for one year!!  We had a blast celebrating at ...

pictures, Grove City, United States travel blog

pictures

A travel blog entry by posendek

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Playing at Grandma Susie's house, Grove City, United States travel blog

Playing at Grandma Susie's house

A travel blog entry by posendek

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Here are some pictures since everyone has been asking for them!  On Friday Scott and my dad spent the day moving their swingset to our house, while mom, aunt Cheryl and I played with Claire, Kyla and Talia. ...

Preschool!, Grove City, United States travel blog

Preschool!

A travel blog entry by posendek

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So Talia's name came up on the OSU waitlist and she is going to start going to their childcare/preschool program!  Her first day will be March 8th.  So today was her last day with the nanny, and Friday will be her last day at Mom's with her ...

Talia's first Christmas in America!, Grove City, United States travel blog

Talia's first Christmas in America!

A travel blog entry by posendek

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Just thought I would give everyone an update on how Christmas went for us this year! Talia has been learning about Santa Claus and even though we don't think she understood that he came and brought presents, she seems to know he's an "OK" guy.  She ...

Flight details, Grove City, United States travel blog

Flight details

A travel blog entry by posendek

Only two more weeks until we leave!!  We have our plane tickets!  Our flight leaves on Thursday, October 8th at 12:05pm from Columbus, Ohio.  We fly first to Memphis, then to Amsterdam, and finally arrive in Kiev, Ukraine on Friday, ...

Easter!, Grove City, United States travel blog

Easter!

A travel blog entry by posendek

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It has been about a month since Talia started preschool at OSU and she is learning so much already!  Her English has just been coming along very quickly. She has only had a few problems at preschool so far, such as not ...

Talia's 5th birthday!, Grove City, United States travel blog

Talia's 5th birthday!

A travel blog entry by posendek

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We had a great time for Talia's 5th birthday!  In the morning we took Talia, Claire and Kyla to get their nails and hair done.  In the afternoon we had a wonderful time at the YMCA where she got help from other kids with opening presents and ...

Paperwork submitted!, Grove City, United States travel blog

Paperwork submitted!

A travel blog entry by posendek

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Our paperwork was successfully submitted and accepted on Monday, 9/7/09.  That is quite a relief!  We are now just waiting to hear from the Ukrainian government when exactly our appointment is to look at children.  From what I have ...

Valentines Pictures, Grove City, United States travel blog

Valentines Pictures

A travel blog entry by posendek

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Fun in the Sun!, Grove City, United States travel blog

Fun in the Sun!

A travel blog entry by posendek

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... nbsp;that have been sitting in a bag since we got home from Ukraine.  I decided to take it to our local quilting shop in Grove City and I had a quilt made of the clothes that she wore- even her cute little tights!  I took a couple pictures of it ...

Wedding, Hocking Hills, and Pre-K graduation, Grove City, United States travel blog

Wedding, Hocking Hills, and Pre-K graduation

A travel blog entry by posendek

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Catherine and Brian got their professional pictures back from their wedding.  So here are some more really cute pictures to share! We spent this past weekend in Hocking Hills and had a great time hiking, swimming and fishing.  Talia caught her ...

3 months!, Grove City, United States travel blog

3 months!

A travel blog entry by posendek

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Well, it has been almost 3 months since we have been home from Ukraine with Talia.  Tonight since she is over at my mom's staying the night I have a little bit more time than usual and I thought I would do some reflection. Talia has come so far ...

We're home!, Grove City, United States travel blog

We're home!

A travel blog entry by posendek

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Hello everyone!  Sorry it has taken so long for us to write!  Once we got home the computer wasn't allowing us to post a new blog! So we got our visa for Talia at the embassy on November 10th and we immediately contacted our travel agent, Willa ...

6 months!, Grove City, United States travel blog

6 months!

A travel blog entry by posendek

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I thought I would go ahead and send an update on our family since today Talia has been home for 6 months!  So much has happened in the past 6 months and Scott, Talia and I have all changed and adapted to our new lives together.   Talia has ...

First Parade and a Wedding!, Grove City, United States travel blog

First Parade and a Wedding!

A travel blog entry by posendek

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Greetings friends and family!  Just a quick update and some pictures to share... This past Saturday, Grove City held its annual "Arts in the Alley" street festival.  It consists of the standard local vendors and artists peddling their ...

Behavior struggles, Grove City, United States travel blog

Behavior struggles

A travel blog entry by posendek

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This entry today is more for me to express my feelings than anything else- just a forewarning!  No super cute pictures or silly stories this time. The people who are close to us know that we have been struggling with Talia's behavior at ...

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