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?

growing up juan p.

Posted this on the family blog. I was not sure which blog to post this on, which happens on rare occasion. I think I made the right choice, but wanted to make a note of it here for my blog book.

to our baby

775 This is the very first image I have impressed on my mind of you, little boy. Isn’t your grandma beautiful? The first thing you wanted to do on “gotcha day” was wear her sunglasses and be held by anyone who would hold you. You are five years old, but you surely don’t act like… Continue reading to our baby

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 juan pablo,

HAPPY 5th BIRTHDAY JUAN PABLO!!!! Well little monkey, your name is the most ‘Latino’ sounding of the bunch, isn’t it? And let me tell you, we always here about it. I think all of your future family and friends have made mention of how crazy beautiful Juan Pablo McCracken sounds. And I must admit, it… Continue reading dear juan pablo,