Hello and Welcome!!
We are The Spitz Family

We have been Blessed with 8 Beautiful Children
Three Biological
Two Adopted Domestically from Foster Care
Three treasures adopted from Ukraine

Our journey to our children has
we want to share with the world
How Very Blessed We ARE!!!

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Thursday, March 20, 2014

World Down Syndrome Day 2014

March 21, 2014
World Down Syndrome Day
Celebrate the Lives of Individuals with Down syndrome
We DO!!!!


Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Kostya Update & St. Patricks Day

Thank you so much for all the Prayers and Positive thoughts sent for Kostya!!!!  Unfortunately he will not be able to get a Visa.  So Taylor started the immigration process today!!!  The politicians involved have told Tay that his immigration with be expedited.  Expedited = 3 to 6 months.  So heartbreaking that the beautiful little baby you see below has to wait so long to be reunited with her Daddy!!!  Taylor and Evelyn Skype with Kostya everyday.  I get teary eyed every time I hear him speak so sweetly to her in Russian.  He is so strong and he always reassures Taylor that he is safe and doing well!!!
 He went back to Simferopol so he could return to work.  As most of you know, Simferopol is not the safest place right now but he insists on working as long as he can to provide for his family!!!  I am so Blessed to have him as a Son!!!!  Please continue to PRAY for him!!!!

Our crazy Little's enjoyed St. Patrick's Day so Much!!!  We built Leprechaun traps and dressed for the big Irish Day!!! 

Hope you had a Great St. Patrick's Day!!!!! 

Thank you so much for continuing to follow our blog even though my updates are not often enough! 

Friday, March 7, 2014

Amazing Support!!!!!!

Taylor has received incredible support!!!  So much that the Today Show interviewed her too!!!!  Taylor just wants her husband SAFE and for the three to be together AGAIN!!!  I am so proud of my oldest daughter!!!  She is so STRONG!!!!  So DETERMINED to do what ever it takes to keep her FAMILY SAFE!!!!!! 

Here is the link to the Today Show:   http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/ukraine-crisis/putin-not-backing-down-ukraine-crisis-despite-obama-call-n46711

Here is the link to the 2nd interview with Channel 2 WGRZ:  http://www.wgrz.com/story/news/local/2014/03/06/woman-wny-husband-ukraine/6148501/

Please Continue to PRAY!!!!  We appreciate every PRAYER so very much!!!!!!

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Thank You WGRZ Channel 2

Taylor, Kostya and Evelyn!!!!!  Please continue to pray Kostya will be reunited with his family very soon!!!!  Thank you so very much!!!!!!

Here is the story Channel 2 aired today:


Saturday, March 1, 2014

Taylor, Kostya & Evelyn

Please Pray for Taylor, Kostya and Evelyn!!!  They have train tickets to get out of Simferopol, Ukraine at 1:00 pm our time today.  They had plane tickets for this morning but Russian has seized the airport and all flights are cancelled indefinitely.  

Taylor had an appointment at the embassy in Kyiv for Evelyn's passport Monday morning.  It is being expedited THANK GOD!!!!!  The plan is for Taylor & Ev to fly home on Tuesday!!!  Sadly, Kostya will have to remain in Ukraine until he has VISA.  Thankfully we have a congressman ready and willing to help with that.   

The situation in Simferopl Ukraine is scary.  Beyond scary.  Terrifying!!!  Taylor & Kostya are so STRONG!!!  They are doing everything possible to keep their precious daughter safe, including leaving their home and everything they own behind.  With the plan to separate on Tuesday if Taylor and Ev are able to fly home.  I can not imagine the unbearable pain this separation with cause.  But, they know it is what they have to do for Evelyn to be safe.  I am BLESSED to have these selfless parents in my life!!!! 

Please Pray for their Safety.  Please Pray for the Safety of all the beautiful people of Ukraine!!!!!!

Thank you!!!!!!