Posts tagged "New Baby"

That boy is not going to like me

She clearly stated she wanted a boy because she liked to tickle boys, (I know, that statement alone should worry me), yet when we told our five year old daughter she was having a brother, she literally colapsed in tears. “Why? Why do you have a boy in there? I wanted a sister. Why can’t... Read more »

Baby Fever

I have to admit it. The arrival of my new niece has given me baby fever. Everywhere I look, my eyes seem to focus on adorable, teeny-tiny baby outfits. I notice every single infant in a stroller that passes me by. I get those little stirrings in my stomach when I see how big Dylan... Read more »

When Does an Adoption Story End?

April 2009
In writing my posts all these weeks I’ve constantly asked myself at which point I would stop telling Dylan’s adoption story and continue writing about our everyday life as a family.   Should I stop after telling the story of our flight home, or should I write about the first few weeks of Dylan being... Read more »
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Never Leave it Too Late

After a long three months in Kazakhstan and a seemingly longer 20-plus hour plane ride alone with me, Dylan was finally settling into his new home in Chicago. All the adoption books warn you not to expose a child to too many people once you bring him home, so although we were anxious to introduce... Read more »