In the beginning, the idea of having a baby in China was pretty terrifying. Honestly, having a baby period was daunting. Continue reading October home visit
Moms and Pops arrived in Shanghai in April of this year. After 2 1/2 years of living in the city, we finally got them to come visit. I think they were both pleasantly surprised with their experience! 🙂 Continue reading Moms & Pops visit China
In July 2016, my Mimi, Ma, sister Alyssa, & brother Avery came to visit us in China! I never thought the day would come (and secretly I don’t think they ever expected us to stay long enough to justify a visit 😉 Continue reading Wilson/Barreth family visit ❤
It’s crazy how fast one adjusts to new surroundings. We are nearing our halfway mark to 1 whole year in Shanghai, and I’ve got to say, I’m very proud of us. What we’ve done takes a lot of guts. (I’m letting Chris take credit for most of said guts). Being 6 months in, everyday life is beginning to seem more and more “normal”. Continue reading What is the norm?
I don’t entirely agree with the celebration of Thanksgiving. It is nice to spend an entire day with family, eating turkey, cranberry sauce, pecan pie, and discussing what we are all most thankful for, but all I can ever really do is think about how we are celebrating the fact that a bunch of pilgrims stole land from the Indians. Continue reading thanksgiving post