Welcome to our blog...we hope to be pros at this in time to go to China so we can keep connected on the trip of a lifetime. Please see the end entry if you haven't been thanked for all the support over the last few years. Jenny

Monday, July 13, 2009

Well we got lucky and had a great poop today...sorry if this sounds gross but it is often a problem so we were cheering!  We decided this was a great time to try for a bath and she had fun.  She went in pretty easy and was more cooperative than I expected when it came to the washing of the hair.  We had our first full blown temper tantrum however when it was time to get out...she didn't want to!  I could tell she was cold so I had to be the mean guy.  She loves everything including pringles as you can see.  She heard mom pop the top and she was there. 

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Amy said...

wow! I am impressed! Gracie didn't poop the ENTIRE TIME WE WERE IN CHINA!!!! Seriously...2 weeks!!!! The day we got home?! Oh yes, explosion while sitting in her Uncle's lap! ha ha!
She is gorgeous, Jenny. I am so happy for you!!!!!

Unknown said...

Hi Mama Jenny - wow, the pictures are just priceless. God is good! We are so happy for you and Shelby Marie - can't wait to see you both back home. Your daughter is beautiful!
Love, Sheila & David Harrison

Still waiting for Shelby...

Our wait for Shelby began on September 13, 2005. We are now very close to being with our angel. We hope to travel in early 2009. This has been a journey filled with many highs and lows. I want to take this oppportunity to thank everyone who has stood by me and prayed for us. My mom-she has been on this roller coaster from the first informational meeting and we take turns keeping each other grounded, my family-my grandma who helped me have the best nursery ever and my LA gang-for not giving up that they will soon have another niece and cousin, friends-way to many to name but I'm going to try (and if I leave someone out don't fret we will call it a paper pregnancy moment)-Lauri (all the cards), the Wardskis, Jen., Lisa, Sheri, Tiffany, my Hillcrest UMC friends...always patiently letting me cry, vent, and forever guess at what China will do next, and last but not least my work family-I can't even begin to express how they have kept me lifted up...from Sally starting her hair bow collection, Chinese New Year celebrations, Sebrina always keeping up with the rumor queen and marking the days off as we get them, and finally all the cards and pick me ups left quietly on my desk at the most needed times. They always know when the end of the month comes (referral time) I need a shoulder and pep talk and never waiver in staying positive. So thank you all again for what you have done and all that I know you will do until we have "Shelby Marie from Tennessee" (from the famous ? my dad had for her in her quilt scrapbook "Shelby Marie are you really from Tennessee...you look Chinese to me")