Family Day…Ten Years of Surprises

Family Day. The Day an Adopted Child Finds Their Forever Family. A Celebration of Being Together. Being Loved. For Us, a Table for 4. Morning Celebrations are Perfect as the Sun Peeks Up Over the Mountain. Table Set with Sparkles and Silliness. Cinnamon Rolls Smell as Sweet as Warm Family Hugs. At Each Place Setting, […]

China Day 2 – The Great Wall.

Today, Miss Doodle’s Wish Comes True. A Wish to Dance on the Great Wall of China. But It Is So Much More. It’s a Wish for Sisters to experience their Birthplace, China. To Be with Chinese People. To Learn Chinese Culture. To Experience Chinese Food. To Speak Chinese. To Hear Chinese. To Live for a […]

9/11…3 Mothers…2 Daughters

17 Years Ago.  September 11, 2001.  The World Changed. It was a Tuesday.  Same as This Year. For Me.  9/11 will be a Story about 3 Mothers.  And 2 Daughters. Striving to Live in a World that Suddenly No One Knew.     3 Mothers with Life-Changing Events that Happened as the World Swirled Around […]

So What is Family Day?

Family Day. The anniversary of the day when a new member joins a family in the adoption process. Family Day for Us is the Moment We Became a Family of 4. The Moment 2 Girls Became Sisters. March 2, 2009 in Guangzhou, China.    A Moment Forever in Our Hearts. It Began with Tears. Lots […]

A Family Created in a Day

Today is a Special Day.  Our Family Day. Seven Years Ago a Frightened Little Girl Became Our Daughter. In Far Away China. It’s a  Story That I Know Will Be Told Forever. A Story that We Will Never Forget. A Day When We Saw Magic… On this Wonderful Journey that is Life.