The Journey of a Lifetime

Ryan and I have decided to pursue our forth adoption and add another beautiful baby to our family. We couldn't be happier and are thrilled! Join us in our journey in adopting baby Schlenner!

Tuesday, October 11, 2011


Magnus LOVES the bath tub!!! It took some coaxing and lots of reassurance, but as you can see Mr. Magnus loves the water!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

All smiles with his sisters!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Just look at that smirk!!!!!!!!!!


Amy said...

I love it! He really looks so good! His sisers look pretty proud too! I'm following every post and praying for you often.


Paula said...

Ann, I am continually amazed by you and your family. It's obvious that your babes are the center of your life and each one of them is so lucky to have found you. Safe travels home.

Waiting on Him, Mary said...

I am so thankful that everything has gone so well for you guys. I am also thankful for having you to help us as we wait to travel to Chengdu....hopefully next month. TA wait starts tomorrow hopefully :o) Stay healthy and safe.

Tammy said...

Good Morning!
So glad to see things are going well. What a relief! Love the smiles!
The Purringtons

Katlyn said...

Oh my goodness - just catching up on your blog. SO SO Happy for your family. He is so handsomely perfect! I cannot believe how great you all look - I bet you're so happy! I saw Ryan at the Vikings game on Sunday - too funny!

Anonymous said...

Dear Jocelyn,
We'fe been looking at your pictures. We wonder how do you feel in China. We miss you a lot! Magnus is really cute and we are so happy he has a family with you. He looks so happy! Our new letter yesterday was T, so you can practice it in China. We are praying for all of you every day!!!!
Kindergarten 104 and Miss Dudgeon

Mysty and Anthony said...

OH my goodness! HOW can you STAND it? He is just so happy and absolutely GORGEOUS!!! THose girls are going to spoil him rotten and that's OKAY!! He just makes me smile! I'm so glad he's doing so well! I pray that for Zoey too! A little nervous, but with her and Magnus only being a few months apart, how he's acting gives me GREAT hope!!! I'm so excited for you guys! STAY WELL!!! And THANK YOU, THANK YOU for posting! I look 1st thing every morning!!! Continue to have fun!!!

Leah Nelson said...

He is beautiful, as is your whole family. What a lovely bunch you all are. And Magnus is precious. Look at that smile!!! We are a week behind you and I LOVE reading your to you as you continue this journey!!

Muke said...

What a precious little gift! That smile is adorable! So happy for you all - we wish you all the best! Safe travels!!

Anonymous said...

Ann and family
So exciting to see your pictures of new brother and
his sisters. What fun you will have. Our love to
all of you. Have a fun time. See you when you
get home l Auntie Sharon