Friday, October 28, 2011

Impetigo Day #5


But still as cute as ever!!!
Impetigo Day #5

Monday, October 24, 2011

Impetigo


This post is for Presley's doctor. I couldn't get a photo with a high enough resolution to be sent through the message center for her doctor, so I'm posting it here!!

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Happy Birthday Lexi!!

Sweet Lexi is 5 today! I'm sure there will be no birthday cake or party balloons, but I hope that her guardian angel whispers in her ear and lets her know that she has a family on the other side of the world that she will always be part of. She will always be loved by us and many others whose story she has touched.


Carson (age 8) is really connected to his little sister that he will probably never meet. Just a couple of weeks ago Carson was very excited to show me in his Boy's Life magazine that you could enter to win a trip to India. He said "If I win, I will find that wishing tree (I think he saw this on a Disney show? Hannah Montana??) Do you know what I will wish for? I will wish that Lexi gets better!!"


I was going through my husband's phone and saw this video on it. Carson really does have a special place in his heart for Lexi. WE LOVE YOU LEXI!!! HAPPY HAPPY BIRTHDAY MY SWEET GIRL!!


video



And I found this cute video too!!

video

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

PIcture Post

Wow!! It has been forever since I posted. So instead of trying to catch up, I will just post some pictures of what we have been up to!
Sunday SnapshotKendallKidsPresleyPoint Reyes hikePoint Reyes .comPoint ReyesPoint Reyes hikePoint Reyes hikePoint Reyes Visitor CenterPoint ReyesPoint ReyesPoint Reyes crabPoint ReyesPoint ReyesPoint ReyesMolly with Ken dollDaddy and PresleyKendall and PresleyPresley and Landon in Gotcha Day clothes

Friday, March 11, 2011

Carson can spell!!

Yes!! Carson knows all of his words this week. With his sensory processing disorder, sometimes things can seem overwhelming to him and he gets easily frustrated and says he can't do it. He has been struggling in his rocket math and spelling because he thinks he can't memorize. We made up a little rap for the word "beautiful" and all of a sudden he could spell the other words too!! He CAN do this. I have always known that and hopefully now he will know it too!!

video

Saturday, March 05, 2011

Landon playing Bop it!

Landon is playing Bop It, which is a toy that is recommended for ages 8 and up. Here he got a score of 19, but I have seen him get a score of 24. He started playing this last week. My sweet little boy can hardly talk, but he sure can play a mean game of Bop It!! This toy seems to be quite calming for him. With his sensory processing disorder, this might be something that he can do to relax him.

video

Monday, February 14, 2011

Summer 2010

A few cute pics from the summer that I didn't post. .....PresleyPresleyPresleyThanks for the dress Grandma!!Best buds!!PresleyKendallSilly Pres!CarsonCarson

Saturday, February 05, 2011

The Faces of Presley

These were all taken within about 10 minutes of each other. She can turn it on and off really well and tries to use that talent to her advantage!!

Face 1Face 5Face 4Face 2Face 3Face 7Face 6

Tahoe Part 3

My dad!!I love my dad!

Monday, January 03, 2011

Saturday, January 01, 2011

Tahoe Part 1

We went to Lake Tahoe back in September. I am finally getting around to posting some of the pictures. Hopefully I can post the rest this week. We enjoyed a day at BEAUTIFUL Glenbrook and also went on a hike. We weren't prepared for the weather to be as nice as it was when we were at Glenbrook and the kids couldn't help but get in the lake!!

PresleySistersLandonGlenbrookGlenbrook pierPresleyCarsonKendallMarshlandKidsKendall

Presley's Adoption Timeline

  • 8/15/2007 - Received referral for Geneva!
  • 9/13/2007 - Sent LOI (letter of intent) to our agency
  • 9/29/2007 - LOI was sent to China!
  • 10/08/2007 - LOI was delivered to the CCAA in China
  • 10/29/2007 - PA (pre-approval) was issued!!
  • 1/15/2008 - DTC (dossier to China)
  • 1/18/2008 - Dossier delivered to CCAA
  • 1/25/2008 - LID (log-in date)
  • 4/1/2008 - LOA (letter of acceptance)
  • 4/25/2008 - CCAA issues TA (travel approval)
  • 5/22/2008 - Leave for China!!!
  • 5/25/2008 - Met our sweet Lexi!
  • 5/26/2008 - Discovered Lexi had brain damage
  • 5/30/2008 - Met precious Presley!
  • 6/7/2008 - Arrived home

My Family

My Family
My favorite people!!