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Tinkle Tinkle

Another update so soon?Well, I don't time the cuteness. It happens when it happens.This is how cute she is all the time, I just rarely get to catch it on video. But the time I pull the camera out, the moment has passed. This time I caught a lot of it...
by Ethiopian Adopion Journey on Jun 2, 2010

First Update!

Mother's Day 2010Hello World!I guess it hasn't been THAT long, but Charlie has learned many, many new things so I thought I better update before I get behind. The BIGGEST news is that on Mother's Day, Charlie walked up to me, said "Potty, mama" and...
by Ethiopian Adopion Journey on May 26, 2010

Bye Blog World!

Dear Readers, I feel the time has come to end this blog. It makes me sad. On the other hand, the story of the adoption journeys is complete. Charlie and my story is just beginning, but the adoption portion is done. I’ve truly enjoyed...
by Ethiopian Adopion Journey on Apr 17, 2010

How Do YOU Eat an Oreo Cookie??

While I was making toffee, Charlie wanted to cook too. I put some cereal in a bowl and let her stir it around for a bit. Then gave her a cookie. What a mess! But lots of fun. I love her face when she hears the word "cookie". I remember how exciting t...
by Ethiopian Adopion Journey on Apr 2, 2010

SuperStah!

I keep expecting her to get down on one knee with her arms in the air and say: "SuperStah!"This was on our vacation, in the "Kiddie Disco".
by Ethiopian Adopion Journey on Mar 9, 2010

Manners

I already wrote about how impressed Charlie's extended family was over Christmas when she started saying "tank chew" after someone gave her something. Now I'm going to show off to the blog world ;-)Here she is on video showing off her mad skills. Not...
by Ethiopian Adopion Journey on Jan 20, 2010

LUB CHEW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

We all get starry eyed when the lubs a flowin'....
by Ethiopian Adopion Journey on Jan 19, 2010

Dance, Baby Dance

Today we went to Charlie's first "dance". It was held at the cool downtown rock spot where all the indie bands play. Basically, it was a fundraiser for a Montessori school, and probably a hundred little kiddos showed up with their parents to get thei...
by Ethiopian Adopion Journey on Jan 18, 2010

Better Late than Never?

My parents are visiting and whenever they visit, there is a long list of "projects" to be completed ;-) I'm not complaining, I'm just sayin'. No time for posting or thinking about interesting posts.So therefore I apologize for this somewhat lame post...
by Ethiopian Adopion Journey on Jan 17, 2010

I Didn't Think Anyone Would Believe Me...

... so I video taped Charlie's bedtime routine. I wouldn't believe it myself if I wasn't watching it happen every night. This is what she does. Goodnight kisses to all, then she walks herself to her crib and I put her in. Blankets are tucked and once...
by Ethiopian Adopion Journey on Dec 11, 2009

Oh Happy Day!

Boy, wouldn't it be great to wake up in this kind of mood every morning?Who said "Youth is wasted on the young" again? He wasn't kidding. Charlie wakes up in a fabulous mood 99% of the time. I thought I'd try and capture it, because it's so cute. And...
by Ethiopian Adopion Journey on Nov 30, 2009

Did she or didn't she? (New Poll)

Please watch this and tell me at the end if Charlie said "ba-ba".Then vote in the new poll on the right.This is just for fun.... I haven't had a poll since posting her possible names way back when.Please excuse the snotty nose. It's cleaned every 5 s...
by Ethiopian Adopion Journey on Nov 22, 2009

Putting Stuff Away (and Charlie's first word!)

Is this kid loved or what????She has her own cheering section.Boy do we fawn over her!But how could you not?PS Charlie said her first word on Thursday! Well, her first really clearly pronounced word. It was "ba-ba". She said it very well :-) and tota...
by Ethiopian Adopion Journey on Nov 21, 2009

Putting the dog.... should I say it? ...putting the dog "to sleep".

Charlie and her Opa (grandfather) have a blast together. She ADORES him. They play together every day, ALL DAY, when her grandparents visit, and Opa has a great imagination. He comes up with all kinds of games that are exactly age appropriate for her...
by Ethiopian Adopion Journey on Nov 14, 2009

Kali - Goddess of Destruction!

It's raining and both Charlie and I have the snots.Ugh.Nothing much to do, even though the grandparents are visiting.Here's a old video because I don't feel like writing a new post today. Newer, more fascinating, enthralling posts promised soon. For...
by Ethiopian Adopion Journey on Nov 11, 2009

Raised by a pack of wolves?

These pictures speak for themselves... Please don't call social services on me! "Ok, everybody LIE DOWN!" "And this is your SISTER, Hannah..." I know what you're thinking... and no, I've never shut the gate on her! Disclaimer: The bowl had JUST...
by Ethiopian Adopion Journey on Sep 6, 2009

Dancing Queen

Ok, I know I already posted a video of Charlie showing off her rhythm while strapped into her high chair... but this one is much better and actually shows her various moves since she is standing up. Plus it shows my obsession with Jon and Kate Plus E...
by Ethiopian Adopion Journey on Aug 2, 2009

"Ma-ma"?

Ok readers... does this count as saying "mama"?
by Ethiopian Adopion Journey on Jul 31, 2009

My girl's got RHY.THM!!!!

I'm sure everyone has seen the YouTube wedding march? Well, Charlie has! Check out her rhythm ;-) We had just woken up and eaten brekkie, so please forgive the lack of hair and makeup ;-) Also, once she realizes the camera's on her she tends to shy u...
by Ethiopian Adopion Journey on Jul 25, 2009

Propagating the stereotype of women drivers....

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by Ethiopian Adopion Journey on Jul 16, 2009


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