Monday, February 02, 2009
Peeking Through The Hole
A few days ago I got out of the shower and Paige ran up to me and told me to stop. She leaned her sweet little head against my tummy and seemed to be concentrating on something.

I asked her what she was doing?

"Shhh", she said "I'm trying to look through your belly button and see my new sister in your tummy."

Poor child. Clearly I am going to have to explain the concept of adoption to her once again.

She is very excited and can't wait to be a big sister.

I looked online today for a big map of the world to hang on the wall so we could draw a line from our country to Ethiopia. I'm thinking the visual may help her understand a little better.

I heard her tell one of her friends at school the other day that she was going to get a pretty brown sister soon. And if she is lucky she might get a brown brother too. Her little friend shook her head in agreement at how wonderful that will be. Made me smile.

Our agency had one more referral at the end of last week so we are #57 overall.

We are all getting very excited!!!

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  posted at 9:21 PM  

At 9:52 PM, Blogger Christine said...

That has got to be one of the cutest sotries I've heard in a long time!

At 12:10 AM, Anonymous Tegan said...

Too cute! Thanks for sharing....
Being "in the middle" of the number count down is building excitement all right!

At 6:59 AM, Blogger Luanne said...

How cute and exciting!! I am so happy for you :)

At 6:44 PM, Blogger Kristin said...

Aw, she's going to LOVE having a little sister. I hope you get her home SOON.

At 8:14 PM, Blogger Raquel, The Glamorous Life said...

ahhh that is too cute of a story!

At 6:12 AM, Blogger McAngie said...

Julie that is so sweet! I just hope my kids are as excited about our own homegrown baby as yours are about one many many miles away. You have raised a very sweet daughter!

At 3:49 PM, Blogger Heidi @ GGIP said...

Oh dear, it is a tough concept to understand for the little ones. Very cute though!

At 4:14 PM, Anonymous Anne said...

What a sweet story! What an exciting time for you and your family.

At 3:27 PM, Blogger Qtpies7 said...

OK, now that is just too cute! Isn't this why we blog? To remember all the cuteness!


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