Saturday, April 26, 2014

We're home!

Seeing as we've been home over a week, maybe it's time to share some coming home pictures? Yes I thought so. Exhausted isn't quite the word for how jet lag is still hitting us (it's a killer!). I will say it's been 100% incredible to have Tavin home. It's just crazy to see him and know it's us!! Still totally surreal. 

After a month in ukraine away from our two older sons it was so incredible to walk into the airport and see them, and touch their faces and feel their arms around our necks. I hadn't let myself be very home sick while we were gone and didn't realize how home sick I was till we were headed back. 

Here are some of my favorite pictures from our arrival. 

It meant so much to look around and see our friends who had traveled to the airport. They have each been incredibly supportive and encouraging as have so many others who were there in spirit but couldn't make our arrival. We had hoped to fly directly into our home town, but booking the night before it wasn't an option. 

Tucker and Maddox are doing so well with their little brother. They are so sweet to him...They both stop all the time to hug and kiss him, or rub his head when they walk by, bring him toys, etc. All our fears about them adjusting have proved to be unfounded. Tavin has been doing great. Our days are not without challenges but it's really going so much better than we anticipated! True attachment and bonding will take months for him, but I have to say he feels 100% ours already. 

We've been spending a lot of time outside. Here are some pics since we are home. I'll try to post more soon!

Brother hugs...
Playing with water..he can so this for hours!
Experiencing bubbles..
Doing new tricks...
Being adorable...

Getting ice cream...
Being silly...

First Easter..

What a blessing he is to us!


  1. The only thing I can think of when I look at these pictures is joy!

  2. So wonderful to see! Welcome home! xo

  3. He is so handsome. Best of luck and love.