The Name Game.

Our GhanaDuo chose “American names” prior to coming to America.  Well, GhanaGal chose, GhanaGuy wanted us to choose for him.  He says he likes his name, but he still won’t call himself or his sister by it.  We’ve tried having conversations with him about how his name isn’t really changed, we can call him by […]

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Well, I Tried.

I got a lot of really good advice before the GhanaDuo arrived home.  A LOT of advice about bringing older children, specifically older Ghanaian children, into our home.  A lot of it was firsthand experience.  Like from here. So..I tried to follow it. I removed all the waste paper baskets from our bathrooms and gave […]

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Grieving.

Another night of little to no sleep for me.  I don’t know if the stress of what we’ve just been through has gotten ahold of me, if I have a little bit of post-adoption depression, or if it’s the three spots of skin cancer they had to slice off my face just 48 hours ago […]

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School Days.

Today we did some evaluation with our local, large public school.  I had taken pics of the kid’s classrooms with me over to Ghana.  They were still amazed at what they saw.  The floors, the equipment, the lunch room, the playground.  It was all unreal to them. But, the conversations on the way to school […]

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