Category Archives: Adoption

Five Months of Silence

It has been awhile since I posted. For five, long months I’ve been nothing but silent on my blog. Life has been busy. 2016 has been a year of change for our family. We brought our youngest daughter (number six … Continue reading

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Trust

Learning to communicate is hard work. Coming into a family with no social cues…none…zip…nada, no understanding of proper emotional expressions (laughing when your hurt or others are sad, etc…), no understanding of responding to people only mimicking and reacting, no … Continue reading

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Something Amazing

Something amazing is happening in my house at this very moment. My two youngest are playing together. Not one trying to play and the other enduring, but full blown play with giggles included. Honestly, I knew this would come eventually, … Continue reading

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Schooling from the Bottom Up

This week I decided to take a different approach to teaching Kylah. We’ve been moving forward working on fine and gross motor skills plus basic nursery school skills and facts. This week we plunged head first into a thematic unit … Continue reading

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Language or Communication

Have you ever stopped to think how babies learn? Most of us don’t think about it. I’ve always loved watching my kids learn, but I never realized how much future learning, and especially communication, was based on human interaction in … Continue reading

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