While at the meeting yesterday, we had the opportunity to look at some of the books that other adoptive families had submitted to the agency. We will also need to create one of these profile books, so that it can be shown to prospective birthparents. The birthparents will be given all of the books for… Continue reading Profile Time
Sunny days are my favorite! Even on those bitter cold days, I love to look outside and watch the sun glistening off of the snow! With Valentine’s Day coming up, I wanted to have Olivia make something that connected Valentine’s Day and sunshine. She had fun making a heart-shaped suncatcher. Here are the materials that… Continue reading It’s a Sun Shiny Day!
Tonight we attended an informational session at a local adoption agency. The meeting was extremely informative, and thorough. Prior to walking into the agency, we still did not know if we would be pursuing domestic or international adoption, nor which agency we would be using. After tonight, we have decided that this agency is ours,… Continue reading Decisions, Decisions
Olivia would live outside in the snow if we would let her, while I would much rather be warm and cozy inside. Luckily, I found a way to keep both of us happy! We brought the snow inside with us! Olivia has a giant sand pail that we use at the beach, but now we… Continue reading Indoor Fun in the Snow
I’ve found that children of this age have a very difficult time not getting their way. Whether it be the clothing that they want to wear, the food that they want to eat, or even the books they want you to read to them – meltdowns can happen with almost no warning! Sometimes it’s very… Continue reading Back to Matching