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New Year’s Blessings From My Couch

What. A. Year! It is New Year’s Eve.  I am parked firmly on my couch, which is where I intend to stay until 1.) a child calls for my attention (which will likely be within the next 3 1/2 minutes) or 2.) 8pm hits and I crawl into my bed.  It is New Year’s Eve.… Continue reading New Year’s Blessings From My Couch

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August’s First Day of August

The big surgery we have been anticipating is now behind us.  This was not August’s first surgery.  Nor was it his first time in the hospital.  But it WAS the first time August had “HIS PEOPLE”, his Mama and Dada, his family by his side. The surgery went off without complications.  Several procedures were done… Continue reading August’s First Day of August


Becoming “Mama”! – A Birthday Surprise

Tomorrow our precious son, August MinXian turns one year old.  Literally, in the blink of an eye…he is one! We cannot express how excited, relieved and emotional we are to be able to celebrate this day with him in our arms. This day, though, is not without sadness.  Ten months of our son’s life we… Continue reading Becoming “Mama”! – A Birthday Surprise