It’s Been 6 Months!

6 Months Home | Play 2 Learn with Sarah

Hard to believe, but it’s been 6 months since Maddi was handed to me in China. Sooooo MUCH has happened since then. Honestly, it’s been a rough 6 months, but happily I can report that most days she is doing pretty well. Looking Back 1. In China – I blogged every single day that we… 

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Baby Pictures of Maddi

17 months

Since Maddi’s special need was a very medically intensive, she was placed in a special orphanage called Maria’s Big House of Hope, the flagship orphanage for the Show Hope Foundation. This orphanage was special for many, many reasons…not only did they spoil her…badly…but they also took great care of her. She entered this orphanage at… 

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Maddi is Starting to Talk

This past weekend Maddi really starting trying to say words and getting pretty close to getting quite a few right. She’s been off her pain meds for a few days, so I thought it was time to start leaving the pacifier in bed again…and it’s paying off with more words! She REALLY likes apple juice… 

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Maddi’s Surgery

Dell Children's Medical Center

Yesterday Maddi had her repair surgery…the first of two surgeries. We headed out to Dell Children’s Medical Center in Austin at 5:15am for her 8 hour surgery. I actually got to talk with both the pediatric surgeon and the urology surgeon, in the same room, at the same time. They explained the procedure again and… 

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Bonding After Adoption

Bonding After Adoption

OK…I’ll admit, I haven’t posted a lot about Maddi lately because someone once told me “If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all.” LOL No really it has been a rough road and there are definitely good days and I need to do better about focusing on those good minutes… 

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