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Thursday, September 13, 2012

Autumn - Back to School

On this past Friday, September 7th, we attended our 4 year old grandson Russell's adoption!  It was a long awaited event, and we were all so happy it had finally happened!  He came to our family as a foster child when he was about 3 months old, and was developing into a gregarious 10 month old when he was given back to his biological family!  Of course we were heart broken, but knew that was a part of the foster care system!  Another year passed and my daughter & son-in-law got a call asking them if they would take Russell back into their home.  He came back a troubled anxious child, so much in need of attention, discipline & guidance!    
We all look forward to helping him become the wonderful person he was born to be!!  He just started pre-school a week ago, and my son-in-law told me how excited Russell is to be in school.  He said that Russell gets up super early every morning and dresses himself, packs his schoolbag, and is ready to go before his older siblings are out of bed!!  I couldn't help but make this card for him after hearing that story!!  Love you so much Russ!!


Challenges Entered:
Crafting for All Seasons #35 School Days
Clearly I Stamp Leaves Challenge
Send a Smile 4 Kids - Fall/Halloween
Whimsy Stamps Challenge #51 - Anything Goes
Tammy's Scrappin Corner #27 Fall Inspiration
The Squirrel & the Fox - Anything Goes #26


7 comments:

Shannon83k said...

Great fall card, thanks for joining us this week at Tammy's Scrapin Corner. DT Member Shannon83k

Vicky F. AKA Crafting Vicky said...

Oh this is so wonderful! He's really found a good and loving home and now can enjoy school life!!!! Beautiful card for him. Just love the little guy! And so well colored.

Don’t forget to had GDT after your name if you want to be a Guest designer in an upcoming challenge! Thanks for joining us as Tammy's Scrapin Corner this week. Hope to see you again next week. DT Crafting Vicky

Plastic Cards Printing said...

Stunning card. So cute design. I like this.

Bianca said...

What a wonderfull project. You have used such beautifull colours and papers! I´m a little late with my comments but I wan´t to say thank you for joining us at Crafting for all Seasons! xx Bianca

Linda said...

What a heart warming story, congratulations to you and your family!

What a cool card for your grandson.

Thanks so much for playing along with The Squirrel and The Fox, I hope we will see you again soon!

Hugs,
Linda
squirrelsnippets.blogspot.com.au

Purple Card Lady said...

How cute! Thanks for joining us for our Anything Goes challenge over at the Whimsy Stamps Challenge. We hope to see you back again soon. :-) DT Candy

Kathy D. said...

So glad he found a loving home to give him the guidance he needs. I bet he just loved getting this card. I like how you did the leaves.

Thanks for playing with us at Clearly Inspired Challenge #59. Hope you will stop by and check out our new challenge.