Thursday, February 21, 2008





Can this girl eat! Formula, rice cereal, Cheerios, Gerber jars of assorted food. Day and night. Yes, even a strand of her Mama's hair...do not ask specifics. Only know this was confirmed.

This first week, we are simply observing her mannerisms and personality. She is very observant and likes to know what is going on around her. She smiles and laughs when you make sounds. She is ticklish on her ribs and tummy. She loves dangling from Geri in the Baby Bjorn. She still closes her eyes and cringes when I try to give her a smack on the lips (that's ok. I'm used to that dramatic reaction). Evidently she likes to tinkle when we take off her diapers. This has happened twice at night during diaper changes (2 different beds), and last night all over my jeans and shirt as I was about to put her in the bath with Geri.

Today is extremely icy, and I am thankful we are all "buttoned up" at home. Cold outside and warm inside always makes for a good combination. Don't you think?
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For some perspective, I wanted to post this picture of Benny. He was Everlie's age when this was taken. We certainly have beautiful children. People might quickly realize that our kids are adopted (at least when I walk in the room, and they put 2 and 2 together), but my heart makes no distinction as to their genetics. I look at them and love them. Nothing more, nothing less.

2 comments:

Tony and Jennifer said...

Everlie looks like she is doing great! I love the picture in the tub! It's a good thing it is icy out or we would be over to say hello!

Anonymous said...

Kayleigh stated a few months ago that since she came from my tummy and Donovan didn't, that I must love her more. I said no, it doesn't matter where my children came from, I love them the most equally. So I know exactly what you mean!