Watching Her Come Alive.

Every single time we have adopted, I have been given the amazing privilege of watching my new child’s world come alive.  Sometimes, the process is slow and painful.  Lots of times, it feels scary.  Always, it’s amazing. Every time is different.  This time is no exception.  Gigi’s journey has been a long, hard one.  Getting […]

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Going Back to Move Forward.

After two days of just kind of resting and touring, today was a HUGE day.  We were up at the crack of dawn to drive the 2.5 hours to Gigi’s orphanage where Cam, very bravely, decided he would set aside his nervousness and go inside so that he could see where Gigi has spent her […]

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The Beginning of Forever.

She wasn’t pleased at the sight of us at first.  We had to work hard to entice her with a backpack full of stuff, especially snacks. She liked putting things in a bag and then dumping them out.  Putting them in, and dumping them out.  We got right down on the floor with her and […]

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Shanghai Saturday.

We spent the day in Shanghai again.  Tomorrow morning we’ll move on to Nanjing via bullet train.  The boys are SO excited about the train.  We learned a lot about Nanjing today in anticipation of our journey.  Up until 1949, it was the capital of the Republic of China, now known as the People’s Republic […]

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