• mother's day '07

    happy mother’s day. my second one. i can hardly believe it! today also happens to be the day our kids came home, one year ago. can hardly believe that too! does it seem like it’s been a year? well, yes. there are days it seems as if our children have always been here. days i do not question how i feel about them. our choice to adopt them. our choice to adopt at all. but, somedays, it doesn’t seem like it’s been a year. somedays i look at these precious little beings and wonder where they came from. sometimes it feels like i still don’t know who they are. somedays…

  • oh wilbur! how sweet!

    ever since Easter Sunday, wilbur has been somewhat obsessed with finding crosses. amelia’s preschool is at a church, where naturally, there is a cross in the front lawn. everytime we leave school, wilbur says, “there a cross!” and then right around the corner is another church, with another cross. and out comes, “there a other cross!” yesterday, after pointing out the cross at amelia’s school, wilbur and i had this conversation. wilbur: what a cross? me: you mean what is the cross for? wilbur: oh, it for Jesus. me: why is the cross for Jesus? wilbur: Him die. me: do you know why Jesus died on the cross? wilbur: ahhh?…

  • still asleep

    it’s 8:11am and all three of my children are still sleeping. this has never happened before. is it a joke? can this be for real? i can’t believe it! watch out little einsteins, today show, here i come! UPDATE: they slept until 8:44am. i am still in shock. good day.