Category Archives: esmeralda

where did the year go?

I just looked up today and Hannah is nine months old. What?!? My oldest Colombian is turning fourteen this summer. Seriously??? I just became a mom six years ago. How is this all possible? I have cataloged so many posts … Continue reading

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my dearest ezzy girl

Out of all four children, you are the one that is the most obedient and the most amiable. I know that some of that comes from your fear of being rejected by me and daddy, but also it is just … Continue reading

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Enjoy!

We love you all and are doing great. This is just the first two minutes – we’ll post more when we have a better connection.

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Meet Juan Pablo, Daniel, Maria Daniela, and Esmeralda!

This is a one minute clip from our 2nd conference with the kids. The sound is horrible, but you can see them. After the first few seconds, they are singing a traditional schoolchildren’s song. They’re having a great time! We … Continue reading

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dear esmeralda,

I have been thinking about you a lot this week. I hope your broken arm is mending nicely. I can’t wait to hear the story of how you broke it. And I am very sorry that I was not there … Continue reading

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