Friday, April 30, 2010

2 weeks. 16 months.

Today Bates has been in our arms (I almost said our son, but he was our son long before we ever knew... ) for two weeks today!

Holy moly, have the two weeks flown by! It seems like just yesterday we were in Seoul and I was sobbing thinking of the heartbreak my son was going through. Seoul was amazing, I can't believe we've been gone two weeks already. Nick and I are already talking about wanting to go back. (I'm saying we go back for Bates a little brother... but Nick isn't there ... yet! (but I'm working on him))

In another breath, it feels like Bates has been with us forever. We are slowly getting into a very comfortable routine, despite the bedtime issue! He just fits with us. It's a very natural thing for all of us. I remember before he was home trying to savor and remember the moments of what it was like before him, and now I can't even imagine them.

And guess who is 16 months old today. Yep, our little shrimp is! 16 mths, whoa! Ahhhh... slow down time, slow down! It's like I blinked and two weeks are gone. The other night we had on Dancing with the Stars and I was holding Bates and dancing with him. I said "Is this how you are gonna dance with your momma on your wedding day". Then I looked at Nick and said "oh my, I can't EVEN think about that yet!" I know before I know it I'll be watching my son watch his bride walk down the aisle. Gasp! But until then, I am savoring every moment, even the sleepless ones, with him!

I'll post more later, with pictures, I promise!

5 comments:

  1. Will is ready for a Bates playdate! He's been asking for him everywhere! Let me know if you have time this week.

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  2. I've loved following your journey for so long now, but never really thought about how old Bates was. It is fantastic to learn he is only 8 days younger than Marius:) It will be extra exciting to continue to follow your blog as our boys grow!!

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  3. MLB, you're going to wear a backless, sequined ballroom gown at bates wedding??? .....joking.
    It goes scary fast, the time with kids. Bates is pretty great!

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  4. Nice Photo And Blog I think The Ladies Should Wear A saree

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