Coppelia 11 Months Home!

So I’m a little late on posting this, but life has been a bit crazy. Actually we are just a few weeks away from celebrating Coppelia being home for a year. But before we rush to 1 year, here’s a little post about 11 months home. Coppelia has her opinions and she will quickly let…

Paxton-11 Months Home!

Paxton has been home 11 months! We will soon be celebrating 1 year home and his family day! It’s crazy to think that it has almost been a year, but it is also hard to remember what life was like before this little guy joined our family.  This evening when I was writing on the…

Coppelia-10 Months Home!

Coppelia has been home for 10 months! (and a couple of days). Her language and speech are improving with each day, she is starting to put two words together more often and we have really been working on that. Her words aren’t all that clear most of the time but they are becoming more and…

877 Days…

877 is the number of days that Edric was in Korea before coming home, and on February 15th he reached 877 days home! Crazy to think that he has been home that long already, but then it is also hard to think about what life was like before he joined our family. Edric has grown…

And 1 Year Since Coppélia’s First Meeting…

And we also celebrate our first meeting with Coppélia this week as well. We did not yet have a court date for her at the time of our meeting (it actually came just 24 hours later), but the agency allowed us to meet her while we were already there in Seoul. (I think if they…

And The Olympics…

So for those of you that know me or have read my blog you will know that I love the Olympics and while I rarely watch TV the rest of the time I will be camped out most evenings watching the Olympics over the next two weeks. I will learn the story lines of the…

1 Year Since A First Meeting…

This month is going to be a lot of Korea, a lot of milestones, and such on the blog so get ready…. A year ago today (minus the time change which really makes it a year ago yesterday evening…but whatever), Clint and I made our way across Seoul on the subway to our agency and…

Paxton-10 Months Home!

Paxton has been home 10 months and a few days (because like usual I am a couple of days behind). He is small but mighty. He doesn’t seem to understand that he is not as big as Leighton and strongly believes he can do whatever anyone else can do and will set out to prove…

Coppélia-9 Months Home!

Sunday marked Coppélia’s 9 months home. I spent the afternoon in the ER with Caedmon (in a story to come sometime) so I’m a few days late posting this. She has been making some huge strides with her language. She is slowly beginning to put a couple of words together and while anyone outside of…

Paxton-9 months home!

Christmas Day marked Paxton’s 9 month home day. I of course was a few days late getting his photo and such taken. Not that I didn’t remember on Christmas, but sometimes a lot happens between the thought “oh, Paxton’s been home 9 months today, I need to get his photo taken” and the actual photo…

4 Years Ago Today….

4 years ago today Clint and I sat in an office just a short drive from our house today and officially began the process to bring Edric JoonSoo home. It was a late Monday afternoon, we had received his file just the Friday before and made our decision shortly after opening and reviewing his file…

Coppelia-8 Months Home

Coppelia has been home and with us for 8 months. We actually had her Early Interventions update meeting yesterday with her case worker and it is amazing how far she has come. I often get overwhelmed when I think about how far behind she is with speech, but then I remember where she was when…