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Ordinary Miracles & the Crazy 9 · 1d ago

Keepin' it real on the night before

Okay, I'm not gonna lie.Mostly for the mamas that come after me.I almost started crying on the train ride to Guangzhou. Not the I'm so happy and excited to almost have my son! cry. But rathe...
Ordinary Miracles & the Crazy 9 · 1d ago

HongKong Day 2 and lot of pics

The island at duskWe walked and walked... We rode the hop-on hop-off, double-decker, open top, tourist bus, and Boo thought he might die of embarrassment. We went up the funicular to the top...
Ordinary Miracles & the Crazy 9 · 2d ago

Travel and Hong Kong day 1

We departed Phoenix on Wednesday night at 7:30pm ish and the flights from PHX, LAX then finally HKG were pretty uneventful. It was midnight by the time we got to LAX and were waiting for our...
Ordinary Miracles & the Crazy 9 · 5d ago

T-21 hours and eyes wide open.

We leave tomorrow.Daypacks that Grammy embroidered for Ru and Mimi with their Chinese names on them.Seriously, could they be cuter?!We're excited to meet our son and start our forever with h...
Ordinary Miracles & the Crazy 9 · 6d ago

T-2 and sparkley things

We leave on Wednesday. Like the day after tomorrow! And I pretty much have the attention span of an ADHD toddler.I try to pack and... Oh LOOK! Sparkly things!My head is scattered... I try to...
Ordinary Miracles & the Crazy 9 · 1W ago

T-6 and Does he speak any English?

SIX DAYS until we leave! Oh my! I think I'm having equal parts heart palpitations, giddy excitement and a bad case of the nerves. I'm happy and worried and nervous and excited and ready to g...
Ordinary Miracles & the Crazy 9 · 1W ago

T-8 and Who's going?

When Papa and I decided that we were going to adopt from China again and decided that we'd be adopting an older child, it was a no brainer that we both go on the trip together to get our new...
Ordinary Miracles & the Crazy 9 · 2W ago

Itinerary and T-9 days!

We're in the single digits folks! Single digits till we hop on that plane, travel 7, 254 miles, meet our son for the first time and start our forever with him!This pic was taken last week by...
Ordinary Miracles & the Crazy 9 · 2W ago

A letter to myself and TA

November 01, 2016Dear me,I know you've already been working on this adoption adventure for months now. Gathering a ridiculous amount of papers and getting them all notarized and sealed just ...
Ordinary Miracles & the Crazy 9 · 3W ago

Happy forever family day, my love

What you can see...The day you came to us 5 years ago, and the first moments we sat there seeing each other in-person for the first time.The fear that permeated every part of your tender 23-...