As you know, we are in the process of adopting. What you may not know is the country of our adoption. At some point, we made it known that we would have to wait a few years to adopt because Sarah was too young. Our desire at that time was to adopt from China. China, however, requires that both parents be over 30 years old. Not a problem; it just demanded waiting. Continue reading
The weather here is pretty mild. Our winters are cold, but not extreme. There is always rain, but hardly ever snow. On the flip, the summers are really nice with only a few weeks of hot weather, upper 80s to 90s. For the most part, its sunny and enjoyable.
Adoption, nowadays, is a very expensive endeavor. Administration fees, legal fees, travel costs, and procuring of documents, just to name a few, add up quickly. Even after doing everything necessary to adopt a child, one must still play the waiting game…
So we are all-in with adoption. It is something that we have always talked about and desired to do. Now, the time has come…
It is time for the Eli show… This little man loves to dance, but he doesn’t have the rhythm. If he follows in his daddy’s footsteps, the only rhythm that he will have is on the athletic field. We have tried to help him with his rhythm…
We never really know what is going to come out of Emmie’s mouth.
She began speaking early and she has not slowed up.
She picks up the language from all sorts of people.
She learned “as well” from her British daycare worker…”I want a cookie as well.”
She learns German from her neighbor friends and at her preschool…
At some point, Germany decided to turn an old mansion into a park and name it Schloss Beck. While the mansion is beautiful and big on the outside, the inside is not so magnificent. We, however, did not go there to see the mansion…