I am suffering from a strange kind of vertigo from all of the scrolling up and down through Facebook. Maybe it's a sign that I'm obsessed:) I have limited my time on there, especially now that we have started back to school, but it's so annoying. Every time I start scrolling, my eye balls get all buggy and my head spins.
I really can not explain why our transition has gone so well. I know that many people struggle to integrate their new children into their families. I do feel somewhat protective of them, and so I refrain from gloating... If that's even the appropriate word.
But I have to give credit where credit is due...
It's only by the grace of God that I sit here typing this miraculous outcome.
Our girls are simply amazing and our great God is FAITHFUL and TRUE.
I was prepared for the worst, but the outcome has been better than I ever could've dreamed.
I spoke to many BTDT adoptive families during the past 2 years. Most of which adopted older kids. Their stories are hard to chew on. I can't think of one who has had it easy. But then again, raising biological children isn't "easy" either. I don't know where I'd be without these families. I am eternally grateful for the insight, inspiration, advice, prayer... You have made a profound impact in my life. Forget about the social workers and online education and books that we read... You guys have been my biggest source of education. THANK YOU.
Today was day 1 of homeschooling 6 children for me. It went really well... The only struggle I had was keeping 2 of my biological children on task. This was actually really difficult, but I am hoping that things will improve. My word for the year is "Believe" and my passage of scripture is Ephesians 3:20-21. I am believing that my God is awesome and capable of doing even greater things than I ask or imagine. I have to believe that He is for me. Why do I doubt this so?
Ok... Enough babbling...
On to some pictures...
|love notes from my sweet A-Dog|
|Abby is the best little student!|
|Aslyn had a great first day of Rosetta Stone: Homeschool version!|
|My sweet little A-Dog... Not feeling too well|