Category: Birthday

A Fantasy Date With A Weatherman

As many of you know, Ay, Mama’s very own Ana Belaval is also one of WGN’s very own. It’s unclear how much her connection may have added to our prankster-isms, but I have a feeling her nod of approval may have aided us tremendously… In fact, if all goes well, we will be enjoying a... Read more »

Happy Birthday Cole!

Baby Cole
Today is my son Cole’s third birthday.  He is an amazing little guy, who is full of life.  Cole has always done things his own way and nowadays his favorite phrase is, “I can do it myself”.  He does not want help from Ken or me; however he will accept help from his big brother... Read more »

The No-Parents Zone

When I was a little girl, I used to go up to my mom, hold up both my hands and say “Mami, why don’t you and Papi go out of town for this many days?” It wasn’t that I didn’t love my parents – of course I did. It wasn’t that I didn’t enjoy spending... Read more »

"I Want That!"

Remember back in December, when I was singing the praises of my non-materialistic boy who didn’t want any presents for Christmas? Well, forget it. Just in time for his fourth birthday, Dylan has developed a bad case of the “I wants.” It started innocently enough. Dylan and I would be at the store, when suddenly... Read more »

Goodbye Kostanai!

If there is anything we’d learned about International adoption, it was that it’s completely unpredictable. You have to learn to go with the flow and try not to stress about every little detail. For the most part, I think we were able to do this. Sure, there were disappointments, like the fact that we couldn’t... Read more »