Monthly Archives: April 2014

Article 5 PU

On Tuesday, April 22 we got word that our Article 5 had been picked up. This is a huge step and that leads us to our last official wait…Travel Approval. This could take 1-4 weeks and I’m praying that it’s not the 4. I’ll say it again, this waiting game messes with you. I feel […]

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Quick thought.

My kids spent last weekend with their DG and Papa(so, so thankful) and that gave *me* a little *me* time. It encompassed all my favorite things; thrift store shopping, garage sales, spending girl time with a friend, getting a hair cut and some lovely time with the hubs. These types of days are few in […]

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A birth.

Today I was completely honored to witness and photograph the birth of my dear friends son. When I originally said “yes” to this, I didn’t quite think about it. I didn’t realize that this birth day would happen to be the exact birthday of my son in China. I didn’t think of the emotions that […]

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Happy Birthday Ming!

Dear Ming Ming, My youngest son, a year old. I’ve never held you in my arms or rocked you to sleep but from the moment I saw your picture you had a place in my heart. Not just any place though, you are my son and upon seeing you my heart grew. Sweet boy, I […]

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Today, in a faraway land…

Today, in a faraway land, my baby boy turns 1. I sit here with music in my ears and I ponder all that this means. There are so many thoughts running through my head that I can’t quite put them all into words. 12 months ago a beautiful and perfect life that was intricately molded […]

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The last leg.

We have been running a marathon. A year and a half long marathon. The training leading up to it was intense but the actual race has been the hardest thing we have ever done. More than anything, the last few miles have beat us down hard. This adoption marathon, it aint easy. We are on […]

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