Life with 4 kids 6 and under. Our trip to pick up Tonito in China is: mid-March 2008 through April 12. Our trips to pick up Ricky in Ethiopia are in June and August of 2010.

Saturday, August 22, 2009

Fun with Grandma and Grandpa!

Grandma and Grandpa came for a fun-filled, hot and humid week! The kids had no idea until we drove up to the airport and they opened the door- they were SO excited and the only thing holding them back from running around wild were the seatbelts. Yes, I hate the mouse-sized cockroaches. I'm annoyed that we are not living in a more "walkable" city.. that there is no public transportation... I miss our extraordinary schools.. But what is the most difficult and painful is being away from our friends and family!!!! At the top of that list is Grandma and Grandpa, aka Mom #2, flexible babysitters, aka support line when Tonio is travelling, etc. The kids really, really miss G & G and constantly ask if we can go to their house to play or if they are coming over to eat dinner. In fact, if there were just one thing I would change, it would be that we would be surrounded by our family again. At least for a week we were:

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