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Repost from Adoptive Families: Little Ears

This is an excellent article.  It is the one year anniversary of our adoption.  Yesterday, was the one year anniversary of signing the official paperwork and Alex and Lillian becoming ours.  November 27th was Gotcha Day, or the first time … Continue reading

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Gotcha Day and More

Ok, so, we finally were able to recover some of the Gotcha Day video. Unfortunately, it is not very good. The DVD was badly damaged and if that wasn’t enough, our 7 year old was the videographer (all in all … Continue reading

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TIME?!?!?! (A total rant)

Ok, so if you don’t like to read rants, you probably should just go ahead and click the X in the top corner. This entire post is a rant. We left for China nine months from today. I have had … Continue reading

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De-Stashing Alex

Well, it is time.  I knew this time would come but I did not look forward to it.  Many children who are adopted gather and hide things because they are not used to having things of their own. In order … Continue reading

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LWB: Realistic Expectations About Cleanliness

I am still amazed by the things I hear prospective adoptive parents say and I was more amazed at some of the things said by persons in our travel group about the kids, cleanliness, having accidents, etc. and it made … Continue reading

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Post Adoption 1 month pics

These pictures were taken for our one month post adoption visit back in January.  I forgot to post them.  I think they came out cute…all except me wearing flip flops in the winter..should’ve cropped that out…oh well.

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Is this boy the same?

Is this boy: The same as this boy?  They sure do look different to me!  Goodness!

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