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


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


Our little An is now over one month old! I can’t believe it! She is such a joy to have in our family! I won’t lie this first month ended up being what I thought it might be….HARD! haha It was a little tough getting back into the swing of things…having a baby around that… Read More


She’s here! Our little 8 lb. princess arrived on the 4th of February… a day after her due date and almost two years (Feb. 16) after we received our second baby, Wesley’s ┬ádiagnosis . On December 31st of last year, in a crazy rush, our family had to unexpectedly leave for the hospital in Beijing… Read More