Yearly Archives: 2014

Sister.

My sweet sister is almost due with her second baby. While I am not jealous at all of being pregnant, I am jealous of the sweet, squishy newborn that will soon be occupying their house. I am jealous of that baby smell but not so much the constant baby puke that runs down your shirt. […]

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My favorite niece and my daughter

These two. They make my heart melt. Their connection is so deep, it’s almost sisterly. They pick up right where they left off . Teagen just dotes all over Riley. She loves her so. Sweet Riley is getting ready to become a big sister. It’s such a special, momentous occasion and it makes me all […]

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6 months home.

We are 6 months home with Ming. It feels like so much longer. He just fits perfectly in our family. He gives our other kids the confidence to be a little louder and to live a little more freely. While they teach him what it means to be a family and that it’s okay to […]

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My sweet girl.

My only daughter. My mirror image. My girl. She is getting old. She is confident. She is kind. She is sure of her place in this world. She is courageous and adventurous.¬† I look at these pictures and I see my girl morphing into someone else. Gone are the days of toddler chub and cloth […]

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When the fog lifts.

The moment, the moment when the fog lifts and your world is clear again. That moment is so very wonderful. Like I can see again. My mind working again. It’s a good feeling. Life is still hard, a constant stretch¬†but now that the post adoption depression is under control, I feel like I can handle […]

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PAD; post adoption depression and the struggle

I have been silent on this old blog. Truth be told, I have been silent in general. This silence on my part is not like me. Although an introvert, I regularly enjoy the company of friends and family. These days though, I just hunker down. I hunker down because life is difficult and it’s so […]

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weaving.

Today, for the first time, I put Ming with his brother in the childcare at the gym. In my defense, it’s a very small gym and there are only 4 kids in there now with 2 amazing workers. But, still, my heart felt guilty. Why? Why would my heart feel guilty for having a few […]

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first day of school, Gavin addition.

My sweet Gavin, he has been my sidekick for almost 4 years. And, when I say sidekick, I mean sidekick. He has been by my side or in my lap all day, everyday. He and I would have snuggle fests on the couch to watch his favorite movie, Ponyo, over and over again or special […]

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first day of school, pk2 edition

I have two babies in school this year. While I enjoy the break, I miss them dearly during the day. The house is a little quieter, a little calmer and just…different when they are at school. My sweet girl is in kinder. She is just so joyous and such a sweet soul. I fear sending […]

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FuMing Walker; 16 months.

My sweet baby. 16 months old. I am continually amazed by you while at the same time discovering who you are. 16 months. I don’t even know where to begin. I’ll start with the list. *walking *running *amazing eater. you will eat anything and everything. you love spicy and mild. hot and cold. you just […]

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