Monday, October 10, 2005

Three happy folks


three happy folks
Originally uploaded by PEZmama.
Here we are back at the Civil Affairs Bureau today to finalize the adoption. Normally, this is done at the same time that you get the children, but the offices were not open on Sunday... Li simply asked for the favor of getting our kids earlier, and they were willing to do it. YAY!

Bao has been in great spirits today. She has taken a bottle well. We laid her in her crib at naptime, and she just cooed and played until she decided to fall asleep. She slept through the night last night too! Paul was joking that we just needed to adopt to get one who sleeps through the night! It's easy to joke because it is a blessing for us, but it makes me a little sad thinking about how she had to learn so early to soothe herself because no one was available to console her when she cried.

This thought in mind, I am taking every opportunity to quickly respond to her every cry (which are getting fewer and fewer) in hopes that she'll learn that she can depend on us or "call out" for us when she needs something.

She is a sweetie. She is smiling a lot more today. She seems happy to see us when she wakes up. She is talking and kicking and waving. She is saying "ma ma ma" and just generally being beautiful.

Is God not good?

I will end this post by telling you to scroll down. I have decided it is easier to post each picture individually, and there is more below this. Hope you enjoy.

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Blogger yomama said...

man. your computer is down for a weekend and all heck breaks loose!!!

whooooa! this is all wonderful to read. and glad you're able to post pictures.

my love and prayers,
maureen

Mon Oct 10, 08:56:00 AM  
Anonymous Jill Geswein said...

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Mon Oct 10, 10:29:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Looking forward to meeting your new little girl. She is absolutely beautiful. You guys are truly wonderful, and this little lady will grow up knowing this about you- having full confidence that she is deeply loved.
Thanks, by the way, for reminding us all that love is a verb.

Steve Daugherty

Mon Oct 10, 10:54:00 AM  
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Mon Oct 10, 12:39:00 PM  
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Mon Oct 10, 01:11:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I get so excited now when I come in to get onto the computer -- knowing that I get to check your blog and hear how you guys are doing. I'm so glad that everyone is adjusting well. Love the pictures. She is just too darn adorable. We'll miss you tomorrow at scrapbooking!! But we're constantly thinking about you and praying. Much love... Ami

Mon Oct 10, 03:58:00 PM  
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Mon Oct 10, 05:38:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Loved seeing the pictures of you three. Hope everything is going smoothly. She is such a doll baby, can't wait to meet her. Dave & Janice

Mon Oct 10, 06:58:00 PM  
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Mon Oct 10, 07:47:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Just because I haven't said much, I am check at least twice a day for the pictures and the message.

Mom S

Mon Oct 10, 09:25:00 PM  

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