Our family is weaved together by many threads. Threads of care, support, frustration, mistakes, accomplishments, worry, laughter, tears, joy, hard work, and, of course, LOVE. Across this beautiful ocean, thousands of miles aways from us, the last thread of our family waits. Today we are another step closer to Baby China! Our immigration application (i800a)… Continue reading 22 Days
Mike and I are not travelers. Of course, we would LOVE to be travelers. But we just are not. We have been to Mexico twice. Once on our honeymoon and a second time to celebrate our first anniversary (the best decision we ever made sans kids!). Mike spent 4 months studying abroad during his college… Continue reading New England Travelers We Are
Twelve weeks isn’t a large amount of time in the grand scheme of life. Just think about how fast summer flies by. And every year from back-to-school season in September to the holidays in December we rarely know what happened to all of our time. Three months is barely a blink when we look back.… Continue reading FedEx Delivered!
“Summer is here. I keep looking for a blog post,” said my Father-in-law approximately 24 hours ago. I looked at him with no answer other than “I have nothing to say”. But I was wrong. That is just not true. The kids are out of school. Things have…dare I say it…quieted down in our house.… Continue reading Ask and You Shall Receive
Things are pretty quiet in the “road to China” department. Which is why I have been pretty quiet here at FILL YOUR HEART! Things have been anything BUT quiet as a whole here in the FITZ household, though! This time of year is BUSY. BUSY is not even the word, actually! I saw something online… Continue reading Slowing Down Summer
Short and sweet today! Anyone who remembers my post Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff remembers when my tires were swiped from my car in the middle of the night. This is a simple post of gratefulness. “Thank you ‘Mr. or Ms. Scumbag’ for the cinder blocks you left me in place of tires. They make a lovely… Continue reading We Love Our Cinder Blocks
Throughout recent times as we have struggled to build our family, soul-searched for the best path for us, and navigated the unknowns and possibilities I have found myself smiling at tiny signs of hope. Not everyday would these signs be meaningful to me, in fact, I am not an easy believer! But I often found… Continue reading My Lucky Elephant