Friday, February 15, 2008

I have realized in the last few days just how much I love these kids. There have been ups and downs (OK really up when they are up and really down when they are down) but we are a family. They are my entire life as unhealthy as that might be for some it is exactly what my kids needed. Even my brief time spent without them is still about them, like the RAD support dinner, the books I read, and the romantic getaway (really was a marriage support seminar given to us by our agency). They are everything. I am so glad we found them and made them a part of us, Emma was right, it was boring before they came. I am enjoying the extra snuggles this week and our little Ella is whispering things to me throughout the evening. It is the cutest thing.

I have been running around like a chicken with my head cut off trying to fit in all their conferences. All are wonderful reports. They are all very different from last year, all are developing friends and gaining confidence. Just in case y'all didn't know, MY KIDS ROCK! I can't wait to see them in 10 years.

5 comments:

echaos said...

Tudu,

It's so great to hear you smiling through your post!!

Torina said...

Isn't it amazing how much can change in a year or two with consistency, stubbornness, patience, and tons of nurturing? I love watching kids thrive. I am glad yours are coming along and doing so well!

Soontobemom said...

I am so happy for you. I am sad that they have been through so much, but all of you are blessed to have found each other. I know about the "really ups" and the "really downs," and I am so excited for you that they are starting to recover from the past abuse. Hang in there, and know that you and your family are always in my thoughts!

Lorie said...

Oh yeah your kids ROCK!

Mongoose said...

Yeah, your kids rock. They take after their mom. :)