where did the year go?

I just looked up today and Hannah is nine months old. What?!? My oldest Colombian is turning fourteen this summer. Seriously??? I just became a mom six years ago. How is this all possible? I have cataloged so many posts in my mind since Hannah came home from the NICU in October. They are stored… Continue reading where did the year go?

to my oldest

872 Dear Daniel, Being the oldest is a blessing and a curse. You are finding that out every day, I am sure. I can relate to you on so many levels. You are grateful you are the oldest because you get to do things first. You get the newest clothes and you are the first… Continue reading to my oldest

Meet Juan Pablo, Daniel, Maria Daniela, and Esmeralda!

This is a one minute clip from our 2nd conference with the kids. The sound is horrible, but you can see them. After the first few seconds, they are singing a traditional schoolchildren’s song. They’re having a great time! We have a great time watching it over and over! We have one more video call… Continue reading Meet Juan Pablo, Daniel, Maria Daniela, and Esmeralda!

dear daniel,

Papi and I just got off the phone with Senor Raul. He is one of the people at Commonwealth Adoptions that is helping us bring you home. Raul says that you and your siblings are very excited to be adopted. He also says that you, in particular, are very anxious and nervous about all the… Continue reading dear daniel,