Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Linnea's life

I thought it may be helpful (as even I have gotten confused) to give you a better glimpse into Linnea's life from a timeline standpoint. She has seen much change and experienced a lot in her two years of life, more than many two year olds. We are so thankful she is coming to live with us!!!

Below is a timeline and also some pictures (the pictures may not the best quality as I took pictures of the photo book pictures we were given on gotcha day)


  • Born on October 5, 2009 (this is her BDAY as listed but is an estimated date)
  • She lived with someone (assuming her birth mom or grandparent) for 8 months until being abandoned (or as we are going to call it, "delivered to safety" as many mothers risk much by leaving their babies. We feel she was left b/c the mother or caretaker knew she needed medical help and maybe could not afford to provide that for her)
  • Upon being found, she was brought to a nearby orphanage (Maoming orphanage, Maoming City) on June 4, 2010
Maoming Orphanage

  • She lived at the Maoming orphanage for 3 months and was taken to True Children's Home in Dongguan (about five hours from the Maoming orphanage) on September 9, 2010
  • She had surgery on September 17, 2010 while at True Children's Home

  • She spent 8 months at True Children's Home

  • She transitioned to a Foster Family (under the direction of True Children's Home) on May 13, 2011. 
  • She spent 10 months in the care of the Foster Family


  • Adopted on March 19, 2012





1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Hi! Missing you......I love the pictures.....can't wait to meet Linnea.....Kellie and I did some shopping for you and Linnea. She is so beautiful.....also missing the boys.. I look down at the house and there is no one there but it won't be long and everyone will be home......Hugs and Kisses
The Millers