Category Archives: kiddos

SIX Months

Six months since Chris and I got the kids from the orphanage…. Six short, long, happy, hard, crazy, months. I don’t do well writing regularly, as you may have noticed…or forgotten since you don’t expect much of this crazy lady, … Continue reading

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3 1/2 Months

My last entry was written when the kids had been home with us just 3 1/2 weeks. We were high over the Atlantic Ocean on our way to Florida for the summer (mostly) without Chris. Fast forward to now and … Continue reading

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Not nice…lice

A parenting first that I wasn’t excited about…getting the phone call from preschool to please come pick Niya up because the nurse found lice in her hair. Oy! Of course I was mentally accusing the preschool as the source, but … Continue reading

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A Pizza Tale

Once upon a time, not so very long ago, Chris was gone for five days and five nights. My dinner menu included ordering pizza on Thursday evening. I thought I had it all figured out. There is a “trattoria” right … Continue reading

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Happy Mamma

Adeline made a new friend(s) at summer camp. So did Ellie and Aiden for that matter, but this post is about Adeline. She had been somewhat bugging/hounding me to let a friendly girl come over to play. It took us … Continue reading

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Summer

The big kids are away at camp this week. Chris dropped them off at the carpool place on Monday morning. Niya and I had to say good-bye from the house. We pray for good teaching, and good companionship. Some of … Continue reading

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Adoption Finalization

I know, I know! Anyone interested in the adoption updates has been left hanging. Well, if you are on FB or in the family then you already know this, but this is for the rest of you. At least my … Continue reading

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