It has arrived

Remember when I posted about my husband adopting my daughter, Well we got the official birth certificate in the mail and the signed sealed piece of paper says clear as day

FATHER: Christopher…

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Legally he is the one and only father to the beautiful girl, He has treated her as his own since day one and he has never turned her away. He calls her, sends her fun exciting things to her dorm and he makes sure she knows he is there no matter what. That is what a true father is..

YAY for our HODO family!

Adoption day!

Yesterday my husband adopted my oldest daughter Olivia.. This has been such a long time coming. My husband Chris has wanted to adopt my daughter for many many years. He loves her and cares for her so much, he has supported her and encourages her to do great things and to become the woman she is today.
I thank God for bringing this amazing man into our lives. Since the day he met my daughter he has always seen her as his own and he has never turned away from her. He has never overstepped his bounds in the years of battles fought for her and her needs. He has only been there for her. He has never put her down or put our other children ahead of her, he has always treated all three of our children equally because he loves them all so very much.

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Adoption day 01/22/2015 We love you baby girl.

A Dad is patient, helpful, and strong
He is there by your side when things go wrong
He’s someone who guides you to do the right thing
And helps you solve problems that life sometimes brings

A Dad is someone who is loving and kind
And usually knows what’s going on in your mind
He is someone who listens and makes time to talk
When things are bad he doesn’t turn around and walk

He is a strong shoulder when times are tough
And still loves you dearly when he’s had enough
He helps you and guides you all that he can,
Wanting nothing more than to make you understand

A Dad’s there when you’re happy and even more when you’re sad
Giving unconditional love whether you’re good or you’re bad
A Dad is someone that you can also call a friend
Who is there no matter what and will be till the end

They say that blood is thicker than water
But I know this isn’t true
Because my child couldn’t ask for a better Dad
Than one she has found in you♥