Monthly Archives: December 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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