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Edric’s 6th Package

Some days are easier than others to think about packing up packages. I know that Edric is getting great care, but each package also is a reminder that he is not home yet, and I wonder how many more I will have to pack before  he is home and running around the house with his […]

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How We Celebrated

Since we could not be on the other side of the ocean celebrating with Edric and taking part in his Dol (first birthday celebration), we decided to celebrate as a family today. I requested the day off of work and pulled Leighton out of preschool for the day so we could spend it as a […]

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Awesome…Or Not

  There are days, and granted they are few and far between, but they do exist every now and then, where I think “I am awesome, I have this mom stuff down”. Today started out that way. (started out being the key phrase…) Clint had early morning Bible study and I woke up early, had […]

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Gardening 101 Week 6

  Happy Earth Week! Earth Day is actually on Tuesday April 22nd, so go and plant something this week and make the world a little more beautiful. Besides a little mud on one’s fingers always feels good. How did my tree and plants do with the snow and cold? My buckets and crazy covering of […]

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Hard Times

Sometimes this adoption stuff and the wait is harder than I imagined or planned on it to be. With both my other boys, I had a rough idea of when they would make their appearance. Granted Leighton decided to throw us for a little surprise and show up early and we took a detour though […]

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Dear Edric #3

Dear Sweet Edric, Spring is beginning to sprout all around us and I am praying that you will be with us this time next year to see and enjoy all the colors and blooms as they explode all around. I have heard from families that are traveling to Seoul right now that the cherry trees […]

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On Waiting…

Waiting is never something anyone likes to do, especially me. Even if it is something that I know is going to be unpleasant I almost want to stop the waiting and get going on whatever it is so I can get it behind me. Lately I’ve felt caught between two desires. I want to soak […]

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