Not to post too many pictures or say too many mushy things. I’ll just say this… Happy 14th Birthday, Ally! These kids, and many more, love you to bits. –FullPlateMom, who loves her Ally too.
Gigi is adjusting beautifully to our home and family. She is growing and learning in amazing ways. This shocks me every time, and it shouldn’t. She has nine of the most dedicated, amazing teachers. She also has one little shadow who tolerates her existence. So, we’ll call that a win. While Cam and Brady came […]
Yesterday was one of those perfect midwest days. We were invited to a farm a little more than an hour from our house to celebrate adoption with families from WACAP who live in our area. WACAP (World Association for Children and Parents) is the agency that has done all our home studies for China. They were […]
We’re nesting around here. I usually don’t use terms that compare adoption to pregnancy in any way, but this part of the process does overlap, so I’m going to appropriate the term. For me, the nesting process starts as we close out every adoption. It means I get everything in order that I’ve been putting […]
Today marks fifteen years of marriage for this couple. This December will mark twenty years of togetherness. I’ve tried to write this post about one thousand times in my head as this day approached. There are so many things I want to say. So many things I want Joe and the kids to know about […]