Friday, May 28, 2010

Paige's Preschool Graduation!

Here is her graduation cap made with her handprints! This preschool is so very creative with things like this.....

Ready to go to the ceremony in her "Burberry" dress, we bought in China.......I think she looks like Alice, from Alice in Wonderland with this pose, no? Lily had her matching "Burberry" dress on that night too :)

Here is the Graduate with her gift from Mommy & Daddy, a book she has wanting for at least 6 months: Pinkalicious! You can tell from the picture she didn't like it at all :)
She brought in the car to the ceremony and started reading it, and finished it in bed with her lantern flashlight that night. She is a reading maniac! I cannot believe how well she reads--I swear she is 10 not 5!

Here she is with some of her classmates ready to perform for all the proud mommies & daddies! Paige's best friends are Madison (standing right next to her in the wine colored dress) and Isabella (the first girl on the right of the photo in the white dress--paige calls her "my little sweety")

And then we went out to dessert to celebrate this momentous occasion, on the menu for the graduate was ice cream with chocolate sauce.......yummo!

Congratulations Paige! Mommy & Daddy are so proud of your accomplishment! We love you all the way to the stars, the moon, Africa, China, & back home again!

Saturday, May 22, 2010

happy 40th daddy.......

complete with birthday crown made by Paige!........

Friday, May 21, 2010

90 days! it's been 3 months since our scrappy little Lily was placed in our arms, and I don't know how it's possible, but we fall more in love with her every single day.

She is doing very well, much, much better than Jack or I had planned and we are settling in as a family of 4.

The biggest change over the last month would be Lily is much more vocal with making I am waiting for her 1st words to come wise the child will eat anything! except watermelon......string beans, easymac, eggs, cheese, chicken etc., so very different from Paige at this age.......she is weaning off her bottle nicely, I am doing it slowly because it seems like that was a big comfort to her.

She gives the best kisses ever! I love every drooly, dribbly bit of her kisses! I am just sitting back and soaking in every stinking moment!

Here is Lily at around 6 months, what a change in such a small period of time! Thank You for blessing us to have her (and Paige) as our little one--let her birth parents know she is well taken care of and so, so, so much loved!

PS:paige graduated preschool last night WOW! and Jack's 40th birthday is tomorrow, so give me some time to get up graduation pictures next week!