Monthly Archives: February 2010


Today we had our 6 month post-placement visit.  It comes a day after we’ve been home 5 months, but needs to be submitted to China by 6 months.  We enjoyed meeting with our new social worker.  She assured us that … Continue reading

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Chinese New Year

On Sunday we celebrated Chinese New Year with hundreds of families like ours at the Families With Children from China party in Seattle.  It was fun to see so many beautiful children all dressed up in their Chinese dresses and … Continue reading

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Time with Grammi

We took a big step tonight and left Liliana for the first time.  Grammi watched her and Koen for 2 hours while we went to Bible study.  It was so nice to actually be able to fully engage in discussion, … Continue reading

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A Little Vacation

We had a nice getaway to a lakehouse with good friends.  It wasn’t a true break since there were 4 kids under 4 there with us, but we enjoyed yummy food, games, a little boating and the Olympics.  We also … Continue reading

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Today we had a speech evaluation through a county program and it went well.  The therapist came to our house and asked questions, we did paperwork, she listened to Li Li talk…..  Liliana did a great job and there are … Continue reading

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I’ve had a hard time with our fifth month as a family of 4.  The first 4 months with Liliana were hard, but we were making such progress with attachment, that I at least had hope for the months to … Continue reading

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