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My New Life

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Andrea Santos and Baby

Hello,

I can now talk about a big issue, as everything is final and we are free to talk about it.

On Christmas Eve, last year, my husband and I were given a 5 month old baby boy. We only had two days warning, and then life changed forever. My husband and I felt the strong desire to have a family but my health has been precarious and not much was happening. We went through the adoption process with the county and a couple of months later we met a baby we absolutely loved and a few weeks later we were given a surprise phone call sharing that “You are parents”. Our lives were forever changed.   It was a wonderful, surreal and huge transition. I quite my day-job and instantly became mom. I went from being the Marketing and Events Director for Habitat for Humanity to wearing yoga clothes and concerning myself with bottles, diapers, naps and barf. Being at home also then freed me up to devote myself more to Shanti Shanti. The baby is consuming, but there is still some time to work on music and reach out to fans.

This new life has been wonderful. The baby has fit in with the whole family perfectly….almost like we have all known each other before.

While there has been virtually no legal obstacles I had to wait to share any real details until the adoption was finalized. On Tuesday, July 28th, he officially became our baby. This has truly been the most profound thing that has ever happened to me. I am so full of gratitude  that sometimes I feel I might burst. It is humbling  and incredible how God can move so fast.

I am so happy to finally get to share this with you guys. Shanti Shanti’s Vedic Lullaby is a perfect song to cap off this announcement. https://soundcloud.com/shantishanti/vedic-lullaby

https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/dreaming-in-real-time/id354679853

Peace and Love,

Andrea Santos

Andrea Santos and Baby

Andrea Santos and Baby

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6 thoughts on “My New Life”

  1. Miki Dingee says:

    Oh my gosh! Congratulations! He even looks like you! What's his name?

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  2. kara says:

    So much love! This is very beautiful! YOUR New Family is BEAUTIFUL!
    I am so very happy for you my darling cousin and best friend!
    Love unconditionally, laugh when it doesn't seem possible, smile for him when you are sad, build confidence and strengthen him everyday!
    God bless!
    You and Joel deserve thus happy life!

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  3. Rachel says:

    Congratulations on the new addition to your family. 🙂 Many blessings to you and yours!

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  4. Mark says:

    Congratulations to you and yours 🙂 It must be a time for adoptions as last week the adoption of my wife's grand children became final. I missed the baby phase those as they are 10, 11 and 13. All girls. I don't think you said whit 'kind' of baby you have 🙂 Happiness to you.

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  5. EricJT says:

    So happy to hear this. My intuitive sight shows me your baby is very happy to be with you and that you two do know each other from before. He is also very spiritually evolved. It's no wonder you are together and so easily. Peace and congrats.

    I saw you perform in Las Vegas years ago and loved it. Thanks for all you do.

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  6. Donald says:

    Oochie-oochie-goo! 🙂 Congratulations to the whole family, Andrea! What an absolutely adorable smile on the baby's face in your photo. You're looking well, too. My wife & I are soooooo happy for you and excited to see the next chapter opening up in your life! Glad you posted this news. OK, now, time to start the family photo album. Many blessings & well-wishes!

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