The Garrisons

Follow our journey on adoption #3 for child #8!

Saturday, April 16, 2011

What have we been up to...?

Whew....time sure can get away from you, and before you know it, it's been weeks since you've updated the blog! Below are a few pictures of what we've been up to, so I thought I'd share'll notice that my big kids are not represented below - that's for a couple of reasons...first off, they are at school during the day when many of these are taken...and second, they've gotten pretty good at avoiding the camera lens. :)

Do you see anything wrong with this picture...?

We've been working with the girls on recognizing and writing letters, and writing their names. We're so proud of what they've learned so far!

Grace gives her name a try, too! Good job, girls!

Solomon cracks us up - he loves this bicycle helmet! When we go outside he often insists on wearing it. It's not standard procedure around here to wear helmets for a stroller ride, but I thought this was pretty cute!

We're wishing for warmer weather...Grace tries on her swim suit!

One day over spring break, the older girls got bored and decided to give their little brothers a make over...I know there is something not quite right about this, but they're still pretty cute!

Solomon tries on Daddy's shoes...he was so proud.

The girls got new bikes and LOVE to ride them!

Grace asks to go outside to ride several times a day.

So, that's us...busy AND blessed!


The Davidsons said...

Your kids are so unbelievably cute!! The bathtub picture just cracks me up!! Too funny :)

Rebecca said...

Hello, I read your story in the local paper. I have enjoyed reading your blog. My husband and I are trying to adopt a sibling pair from Colombia. The ages are 0-6. So far, we do not have a referral. My blog is I have not written much in it, but I hope to once we get the referral.

Nate and Ashley said...

I brought the newspaper article to the ICM office to share. Thank you for representing the Church and international adoption so well! Regarding dressing up the boys, I just hope the girls don't move on to nail polish and lipstick. Thanks for sharing your family!

Nate and Ashley said...

I saw your article in the newspaper and brought it in to the ICM office to share. Thank you for representing the Church and International Adoption so well!

Regarding dressing up the boys, I hope the boys' sake that the girls don't move on to lipstick and nailpolish. Thanks for sharing your family.