Monday, June 23, 2008

Home Three Months!

This is Myli's "What you talkin' bout Willis?" face!

Playing dress-up!

Relaxing at Blake's football game!

Just bein Myli!

Giving Mommy Kisses!

Where does the time go??? It has been three months since we returned home with our little Princess! Besides her personality coming out more and more each day, she is growing like a weed now and at last weight check she weighed in at a healthy 17lbs and some change! She had her 10 month check up and seems to be right on track for her age. She is actually a little ahead on her verbal skills!! Speaking of her verbal skills, she has now added to her growing list of words and noises, barking like a dog, meowing like a cat, hissing like a snake and can tell you where her nose is and claps at everything she does! She continues to make new faces to get a laugh and loves to be the center of attention and will let you know when she is feeling left out! The biggest accomplishment is SHE IS WALKING! She started about three weeks ago taking a few steps on her own and now she is walking about 80-90% of the time! It breaks my heart because she wants to be held less now that she is more mobile but it is great to see her growing and becoming a little independent girl! I will try to add some video of her walking if I can figure out how to do it! Our three month post placement visit with our social worker is scheduled for next Saturday! I am very excited to share how well Myli is doing and to get some feedback from the SW. We are required to have three home visits the first year (3,6,and 12 months) we are home and then we will provide a yearly update until Myli turns 18! Seems like a lot of work but it really is worth it! We are also required to send updates on Blake and Sophi until they are 18 so we have a couple of years under our belts of doing the reports. It's actually a fun time to stop and look back over the past year and see the progress and growth they have all made and to take in how blessed we really are!
Until next time.......

Taylor's 6th Grade Graduation

Taylor's graduation ceremony was great! She is now officially a seventh grader! She celebrated with all of her friends at a dance held by her school! They danced the night away and it was a NPA!! That means there were no parents allowed! I HAD to see what was going on and managed to sneak a peek and they were having a blast! Can't believe she will be starting middle school in August!!!

Thursday, June 12, 2008

For All The Pastor's Wives Out There!

This is hilarious!!! Had to share!!!

Three pastors' wives from the Florida Hospital Seventh-day Adventist church in Orlando decided they were tired of having their latest household fiascos show up in sermon illustrations, so these women made a parody video to get their point across, revamping Carrie Underwood's popular "Before He Cheats" with their rendition of "Before He Speaks."
Thanks to Vickie McDonald (married to senior pastor Andy), Tami Cinquemani (married to associate pastor Jeff), and Amy Achata (married to youth pastor David) for venting their frustrations so creatively!

Friday, June 06, 2008

Happy Birthday Blake!

We celebrated Blake's 11th birthday at the Chinese Buffet....again!
Each year the kids get to pick what they want for their b-day dinner and he always picks his favorite Chinese restaraunt! He can eat any grown aduly man under the table! We found out he really likes Wasabbi and Ginger! haha!
We then celebrated his birthday at the Farley's. They were having a Team Kid party and we brought Blake's cakes to share with all of his friends!


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