Decorating for Christmas: Decorating at Christmas can be a challenge when you live in a foreign country! You may find yourself either having to bring things over from the States or get creative and make them yourself… But that can make the holidays really fun! Especially if you’re the creative type!   Bringing things from… Read More


June 1st is a huge holiday here in China. It’s Children’s day!! I think it’s awesome because every year after a few sad days around Wesley’s birthday…the streets suddenly become flooded with children, balloons, and all kinds of different treats. It just forces me to smile hehe! When we first moved to China though, I… Read More


During this month, we packed up our family and moved to another major city in China! This is the 3rd major city our little one has lived in…in just 6 short months. What a life! ๐Ÿ™‚   Baby An: 5 months- 6 months old Timeline and Milestones: July 8, 2012- 22 weeks old: We arrived… Read More


Our lives have been crazy since our littlest was born! I truly believe this has been one of the craziest years of my life…just so much going on! But our baby has done a great job at adjusting to all the changes that have came her way. So proud that she’s ours ๐Ÿ™‚ An An:… Read More


This month was so much fun with our monkey! She has proven to be a busy little bee, always moving and trying to accomplish something new. Tรกng An: 3 months- 4 months old Timeline and Milestones: May 5, 2012- May 12,2012- 13-14 weeks old: A supporting church group arrived in our city for a visit,… Read More


Catching up on our months…   An An: 2 months- 3 months Timeline and Milestones: April 7, 2012- 9 weeks old : Sweet baby girl said goodbye to her Mimi and Papaw as they left our city here in China to return back to their home in the States. April 18, 2012- 10.5 weeks old:… Read More


Traditionally in East Asian cultures and especially in China, a baby’s 100th day is a time of celebration! It was originally celebrated because of the high mortality rate among mother and new born babies. The families during that time thought making it to the 100th day was a huge milestone. Today, while the mortality rate… Read More


Happy Mother’s Day Happy Mother’s day to the wonderful women in my life! I wish you could see the tears I am crying just missing you all! Also… Happy Mother’s day to all the mommies out there who have given birth, adopted, or care for children who are not their own and read my blog!… Read More


The Mothers In My Life: The only down side to the day here…of course…Was not being able to share the day with the wonderful women the Lord has placed in my life. But the great thing about them is that I know they would have rather me be sitting in the special Mother’s Day service… Read More


Today is Mother’s Day both here in China and in the States, well…It’s the same day for about 12 hours that is ๐Ÿ™‚ And I am feeling especially blessed to be sharing the day with my two beautiful princesses! I have been showered with flowers this weekend from a sweet friend and my girls both… Read More