When I look back at the past month, May 2017, so many things run through my mind. The first days of May were a whirlwind, spent frantic and nervous trying to prep for an unexpected early travel. The middle of the month, May 5 through May 20, were possibly the most intense days I have… Continue reading Reflecting
We have been HOME for less than 4 days. This is not a long time in the world of adoption adjustment. Nor would it be considered a long time when bring home a new child, under any circumstance! But we are grateful that our time home has been full of many more RAINBOWS 🌈 than… Continue reading Many More Rainbows 🌈!
Our family circle is now complete! We are home. We are reunited with Danika and Callum. The Fitzgerald Family is together at last. The flights all went well. As long as we kept giving August food he traveled well. We made it to Washington D.C. around 8pm Saturday where August officially became an American Citizen. … Continue reading Home Sweet Home
A week ago, here in China, I was so emotional and was brought to tears nearly anytime I looked at a photo of Danika and Callum. As soon as we had August in our arms I was ready to hop on a plane back to Massachusetts. China was fine, but I wanted to be HOME!… Continue reading Saying Goodbye
Adoption is beautiful. And adoption is ugly. We are beyond fortunate to have had August transition to us very well so far. He seems comfortable and easy going, content and generally happy. I image we will continue to see his personality come out (we already have!). But our 10 month old Chinese beauty seems content… Continue reading Rainbows and Rainstorms
“He is mine is a way that he will never be hers, yet he is hers in a way that he will never be mine, and together, we are motherhood”. Happy Mother’s Day to all the Mothers who are reading here today! Happy Mother’s Day to my Mother and to Michael’s mother as well. We… Continue reading Mother’s Day in China
It is Wednesday, May 10th at 9:30AM in China. We are in our hotel room and MR. AUGUST is napping, Anastasia is doing homework and Mike is doing laundry in the tub. Today we FINALLY have a free day to do as we please, so I am able to “relax” (sort of) and update you… Continue reading The Experience of A Lifetime