"Once our eyes are opened, we cannot pretend we don't know what to do. God, who weighs our hearts and keeps our souls, knows that we know, and holds us responsible to act." Proverbs 24:12

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Monday, June 15, 2009

delayed, but not denied

I have been a horrible, horrible blogger. Time just seems to be flying by since school let out. I'm sorry. Really. I am.

But, as promised, here are graduation pictures!

My sweet little boy is going to Kindergarten. Can someone please tell me how that could be? It was just yesterday that I held this teeny, tiny, frail little boy that could only utter sounds and crawl around at 22 months. Now, he's bursting with enough energy to keep the sun lit and speaks non-stop. Literally. Yes, even while he sleeps.

Then, there's my girl. My little girl that somehow turned 4 over night. She has one more year of preschool to go, but I am so proud of her accomplishments. This Friday we will be celebrating Anna Grace's second Forever Family Day with us! Again, where has time gone? I'm preparing a full update on her past year at home, including her still remaining struggles and big achievements with her attachment!

I am so very blessed to call these sweeties my children! Thank You, Lord!

Our sweet boy is movin' on to the "big boy school"!

Singing her little heart out!

Blessed by the three babies born in our hearts.

...with their treasured Miss Krissie, who has more patience that I ever thought a human could have!

Kai receiving his Graduation certificate while one of his biggest fans cheers in the background!

And of course, no celebration would be complete without their beloved Po-Po!


Patricia/NYC said...

Precious photos!!! And what is it about a graduation cap that just leaves me all teary-eyed?! Way to go, Kai!! Kiara starts Kindergarten in Sept. too...you are so right...WHERE did that time go??

Treasure EVERY day, my friend!!

He And Me + 3 said...

Awww, they are so precious. Congrats Kai! Cute little graduation caps.

Faith Imagined said...

What a beautiful, beautiful family!

Lisa said...

Your children are beautiful! I know what you mean about the time flying. My oldest son is 6, will be 7 in July, and I can't wrap my brain around the fact that he'll be starting second grade in the fall.

sara said...

love it!!! what wonderful pictures!!! You are truly blessed Ohilda!!

geminirn said...

What wonderful photos Ohilda........a very handsome bunch I might add! And yes I agree WHERE DOES THE TIME GO????


Angel said...

I have been reading your blog forever but all of a sudden, I can't get enough-We just accepted a referral for a little 3 year old boy from China with Complete cleft lip and palate-I have just cried watching your videos-I would love to talk to you about your experiences-my email is mommieofaa@yahoo.com- I know you are very busy with all of the little ones but I would appreciate any advice you can share as this will be our 5th child and I want to be prepared-
Thank you---love all of the pictures-you have much to be proud of-we are all so blessed-

Po-Po said...

Munny, your pictures came out beautiful. That graduation was a blessing. Love

Aus said...

Well thank goodness - I thought my 'puter broke again! (OK - scolding over!!)

Ya'll just look super - and so hard to believe that it's been 2 years.....that was about when we 'met'....Well just another example of the Blessings our kids bring into our lives!

Oh so happy for you guys - lots of hugs -

aus and co.

Undercover-Princess said...

So incredibly sweet! Thank you for sharing!

La Familia Garcia said...

Congrats on such BIG accomplishments!!

The Byrd's Nest said...

Oh Ohilda....it is so sad when they begin to start school isn't it? They get that independent streak that they can do everything themselves.....you have beautiful babies my friend!

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