Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Long Time Update

Sorry it has been a while since I have updated. Crazy life we now live.
Emily is back at school - 4th grade. She started on July 30th. Total craziness on that date. She also started back at the Liberty Flames Girls Academy Soccer team. She is on the Under 11 team - she is playing up by one year as she is only 9. She is making some real improvements. We have been taking her to extra foot skills practice every Sunday with her Coach. She absolutely loves Soccer and I hope she keeps it up. Yes mommy wants her to have a scholarship to a college - no pressure Em! Just kidding I just want her to love it.

Ricky is still my little tornado in action. He is in this new phase in which Mommy is his sunshine, his everything. I get the best affection from him. He loves me and I can say I love him too. I took us falling in love together.

Remember I had such a hard time attaching to him. There are still moments in which I still wonder who he is. Things are so much better than what they were a year ago. For us adoption was not all sunshine and roses. It was a process and still very much a process I work on.

For those struggling, please take a look at this article - http://www.rainbowkids.com/ArticleDetails.aspx?id=536. She speaks of everything I went through.

Ricky is starting Preschool on Sept 8th at the local elementary school. The is a special education preschool that focuses on speech. Ricky's speech is very slow to come although we think we are starting to see some minor improvement. I hope preschool puts the lightbulb in his head!

I will leave you with some pictures.

Saturday, August 01, 2009

Help Bring Ellis Home

From one my fabulous ladies from an adoption board I belong to is raising funds to bring home her beautiful daughter Ellis home. There are some wonderful prizes to be won but best of all you will be helping unite a mother with her daughter.