Category Archives: juan pablo

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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growing up juan p.

Posted this on the family blog. I was not sure which blog to post this on, which happens on rare occasion. I think I made the right choice, but wanted to make a note of it here for my blog book.

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to our baby

775 This is the very first image I have impressed on my mind of you, little boy. Isn’t your grandma beautiful? The first thing you wanted to do on “gotcha day” was wear her sunglasses and be held by anyone … Continue reading

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…of lice and kids

Alright, already. :) Yes, we are still here. And yes, it is killing me that I have not been able to blog the past two weeks. There is so much to say, and so much to show. Adam’s laptop is … Continue reading

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httpv:// 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 juan pablo,

HAPPY 5th BIRTHDAY JUAN PABLO!!!! Well little monkey, your name is the most ‘Latino’ sounding of the bunch, isn’t it? And let me tell you, we always here about it. I think all of your future family and friends have … Continue reading

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