Nov 17, 2007

Playing together

The girls are playing together almost everyday. They have found more things that Claire will and can enjoy and the "velcro baby" is leaving this house more everyday. I hope everyone being here for Thanksgiving doesn't make her come back. Her language is EXPLODING...she now regularly says three word sentenses and will most times calm herself down from imploding. She now is enjoying going to school and loves to tell about her friends and what they do during the day. So with all this progress I am ready to know when our boy is coming home. Funny Taiwan doesn't feel the same way. We have marked the 6 month waiting period. I really feel I can only wait 1 yr sanely...I did it for Claire, I am sure I can do it for Kevin. I know there are so many families waiting twice that long...I can and will be strong if that is what the Lord has in store for us. But I will have to eat a bunch of choclate and drink lots of wine. Now that the holiday season is approaching I guess I could switch to Egg Nog with lots of nog.


Lois said...

I can't believe how long Claire's hair is! Two very lovely girls!

Lois O'Brien

Steffie B. said...

Too cute....there is nothing better than sister love! ;)

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