Monday, May 23, 2011
Garage Sale: Day 3 and How we found Clare
On to a nicer topic: How we found Clare.
I was searching RR for my child and thought I had found the perfect little lady to join our family. Her name was Meredith, but when I went to pull her file, I was informed that another family was viewing it and most likely going to accept it. I was really heart broken, but went back to looking. After a few weeks I still hadn't found my child. On February 26th, 2011 there was a post about Princess Clare, I read the title and just kept going. That same day there were several post about Princess Clare, but I ignored all of them. On the 27th there was another post, so I decided to go and take a look. Here is the post: There must be a perfect family out there somewhere for Clare! I can guarantee she will brighten your lives! -Caroline So, I decided to go and take a look, plus I could feel God telling me to go and look. When I click on the blog link, I got this strange feeling that this little girl had a cleft lip and cleft palate. This is only important, because when I was pregnant, I always had a dream that MY baby would have a cleft lip/palate and I would push them into the corner and refused to take care of them. I was waiting for the page to load and part of the way down, it just stopped and all I had to look at were these big beautiful eyes, just full of life. By the time the page loaded and I was able to see the rest of her, I was already in love and knew I had found MY daughter! I emailed Caroline and got all the info about Clare that she had available. I called my older children over and asked them what they thought and they thought she was perfect too. When Dewey got home from work, I showed him the blog, pictures,video and the info I had. He said she was beautiful and he was okay with her coming to live with us. THANK YOU, CAROLINE, for advocating for Princess Clare. Otherwise I would have never found our daughter!!!!!
I have gone back to RR many times since all this began and realized that the other family did not take Meredith, so if you are looking for a beautiful, little angel of your own, go take a look at Meredith: http://reecesrainbow.org/meredith1