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On the Waiting List!! Take a Guess…

Well friends, the paper work phase is officially complete!  We actually did it.  We made it on the waiting list.  Whew.  Basically we’ve got a number in two lines (the girl list and sibling list) and which ever one becomes available first will be the referral of OUR Child!

So… because from here on out its going to be a lot of waiting, we thought we’d make this milestone a little fun.  Mark and I look for any excuse to throw a little creativity in the mix, and this was actually Mark’s idea.  We wanted to do something that we could physically “count down”, and visually see the children ahead of ours finding their forever families.  So we painted kids.  Lots and Lots and Lots of Kids.  Each one unique, no two the same.  You know, once I got over the initial overwhelming feeling. .. “We’re actually going to hand paint ___ children!!  What are we thinking!” I really enjoyed myself.  It was a chance to see the reality in how many lives will be changed, before ours does.

So here’s the deal: leave a comment below and guess what you think our waiting list numbers are based on the picture above (how many kids is each jar).  We’ll send one of our t-shirts or bags (your preference) to the person who guesses the closest on either list! Let the guessing begin, in a couple days we’ll reveal the actual numbers.

Thanks for being on this journey with us!

-Rachel and Mark

  1. Stephanie campbell says:

    January 11, 2011 at 8:57 pm

    47 girls
    24 siblings

    Love y’all!!

  2. Lemme take a stab…Girls – 98 and Siblings – 43???

  3. Girls-73

    So fun!

  4. Girls – 54 Siblings – 26 You can give us our winnings
    during our next hangout session.

  5. Oh, fun!
    Siblings- 42
    So excited for you guys!

  6. Girls – 67 Siblings – 32 🙂

  7. I love this! My guess is 58 girls and 32 siblings.

  8. Jason guesses 10 siblings and 30 girls :<) He also said "Mark and Rachel will make a great Mommy and Daddy because I love them!"

  9. 63 girls 23 siblings What a cool visual! That is only a
    taste of how cool of parents you will be!

  10. Hmmmmm….I say Sibilings: 24, Girls: 55. 🙂

  11. Hmmmm…I am guessing 75 girls and 21 siblings. Glad you are finally on the list!

  12. You guys are so cute! And I see you’re putting your new
    camera to use 🙂 I’m guessing… 32 for Siblings and 105 for

  13. Jeremy Van Hill says:

    January 12, 2011 at 2:20 pm

    I’m going for 49 girls : 25 siblings! So excited for you guys!

  14. 16 siblings, 42 girls love to you!

  15. 26 siblings
    56 girls

  16. 87 girls
    38 siblings

    We are very happy for you guys!

  17. 48 – girls
    22 – siblings


  18. We are so excited for you’all. What wonderful parents you
    will be ! 74 girls 27 siblings