Big Sisters


On the day that we found out that the twins were both boys, we told Juliana and she was devastated.  She put her head down and cried and said that she wanted sisters, no boys. 

Juliana’s best friend Mia is going to be a big sister at some point in the next 2 months.  . . . → Read More: Big Sisters

Juliana is Thankful


I never know what to expect when I start going through the paperwork and projects that come home with Juliana each day.  Today this picture came home – Juliana is thankful for her brothers.  I love the surprise of a thanksgiving turkey on a hot summer day, the stick drawings of her brothers, and . . . → Read More: Juliana is Thankful

Big Sister

As the boys have become more mobile Juliana is more interested in playing with them and sharing their toys. She wants to know what they are doing as soon as she wakes up in the morning and Ruslan and Wyatt are always excited to see her.

Juliana is quick to tell me when they . . . → Read More: Big Sister

Welcome Spring

The arrival of spring brightened the moods of everyone in Pittsburgh and Juliana is especially happy to be able to run outside without a coat.

She is happy to share her swingset with the boys as long as she occasionally gets a . . . → Read More: Welcome Spring

My (little bit) Big Girl

Sometimes I look at her and I am amazed at how quickly she is changing and growing up. 

She plays by herself for longer stretches of time – emerging from her craft table with fabulous masterpieces – or appearing in fantastic dress-up attire – or sitting quietly playing her leapster.

She is watching . . . → Read More: My (little bit) Big Girl