We are embarking on the most exciting trip of our lives, half way around the world to meet and bring home two precious little children to add to our family. We will be traveling to Kokshetau, in the north central part of Kazakhstan for almost six weeks.

In February of 2004, we began working with Audrea’s good friends Cindy and Jim Harding and their wonderful international adoption agency, World Partners Adoption, and they have been with us every step of the way as we prepare for this incredible experience.

In September, we received a referral for a beautiful baby boy born June 27, 2004.  After much debate and soul searching as well as many discussions with family and friends, we were offered and accepted a referral for a second baby boy June 10, 2004. We will name them Benjamin Elwood Strelo and Jackson Carlysle Strelo.

This is a journal of how we will become a family of four. We will be updating our website daily (or as close to daily as possible) so that you can be a part of this experience and meet our boys as soon as possible. Thanks for visiting our site and please send us an e-mail. We would love to hear from you.
Ben and Jack's Excellent Adventure!
The Strelo Family Kazakhstan Trip Website.