Wednesday, July 20, 2011
We have been home with Milo for 2 months now. 62 Days Home. 72 Days with Milo in our family.
As I've heard many adoptive parents say, there are days I feel he has always been with us, and days I feel he's so brand new. There are many days I count down the minutes to nap time and/or bed time, only to find after the house is quiet that I miss his smell & his giggles.
I so enjoy watching Xandra & Milo play together. Every morning when Xandra gets ready to go to school, Milo tries to get himself dressed as well. He will put on whatever pair of shoes he can find (usually his sister's), and clomp toward the door desperately wanting to leave with Xandra. When Matt walks out the door with Xandra, Milo will usually be in tears. And when I bring her home in the afternoon, they both squeal & giggle! It's the sweetest thing I've ever seen!
He is full-on exploring his home and his limits. He pushes all boundaries. He hates to be disciplined, although I've yet to figure out a truly effective discipline for him. He's well aware what "no" means, though he rarely pays attention to me when I say it any more. Maybe I'm saying it too much??
In honor of this day, please excuse me while I post an absolutely obscene amount of pictures of my baby boy!!! :)