Last night I don’t believe that I even slept at all. My mom, dad and brother arrived last night after a ten hour drive. We were all so happy to see each other! I’d be surprised if I have had four hours of sleep between the past two nights. I have been so excited! Logan awoke this morning bright and early and right on time at … Continue reading Logan Matthew Palmer–Officially Ours Forever
Last night I don’t believe that I even slept. Grandma, Grandpa, and Uncle Matt arrived last night and we were all so happy to see each other. I was so excited for today that I had trouble going to sleep and was restless most of the night. You awoke this morning bright and early and right on time at 7:00 am. I heard you whimpering … Continue reading Logan Matthew Palmer—Officially Ours Forever
I don’t know that “Little Man”could BE any more fitting. Each and every day you surprise me with the things you know and understand. Just when I didn’t think it was possible, you steal my heart a little more. What happened last month? Let’s see… 9 months, week 1 You really started to eat table food as part of your meals. There are still a … Continue reading Dear Logan, (10 months)
“This is the last time it’s going to be just us.” I did tear up a little upon saying it. It wasn’t sadness that I felt. It was not regret. It was excited expectation of our lives as they were to become. It was also years of struggle finally coming to fruition. It was a little bittersweet as I was going to miss elements of … Continue reading I’M GOING TO BE SOMEONE’S MAMA?!
We are starting to have small conversations now. (Well as much as possible with a ten month old. Ten month old? *cries*) “Logan, your Mama loves you soooo, soooo much. Do you know that?” “MaMA!!!”“Yeeeees?”“AAAAAAAAAAAAH!” “Logan, you have to leave your shoes and socks on. It’s cold outside!” “pfffft.”“Don’t argue with me, son. Mama knows things.”“Uh ohhhh.” “Red, yellow, green, blue.” “aaahhhohhh”“Yes. Yellow. Just like … Continue reading Conversations with a Ten Month Old (Yes, TEN Months)
This weekend we ventured out to visit Logan’s birth family for the second time. By birth family, I’m speaking of his biological grandmother, cousins, and half-siblings. This was our second visit since Logan’s birth. We used to go more often, but it seems we are busier these days. J The first time we visited them Logan was just three months old. He’s changed just a … Continue reading Birth Family? Family.
Today I was told that I, “must have one heck of a backbone”. I can’t tell you what that meant to me. (It was said to me at work and in regards to one of the clients that I “handle”.) I sat a little taller today, my friends…I must admit. For those of you that knew me before 1995 and we had distanced for a while, and for … Continue reading A Girl with a Backbone. One of the Best Compliments, Ever.