Brandon has officially been home one month today. Time has flown by so quickly (unlike the 6 months leading up to the adoption)! I can’t believe how much he has grown already. He has such a wonderful appetite and gained 3 pounds already to prove it. He’s experienced many things for the very first time such as an air plane ride, a train ride, milk (he is NOT a fan), eggs, pancakes, American school, Wal*Mart, a family, church, unlimited food supply, daily HOT showers, unconditional love and constant affection. These are things many of us take for granted each day in America. He has also learned to ride a bike, to swim, to cast a fishing line, to hit a baseball, to make a sandwich and to roller skate. His English is coming along nicely. He learns new words and phrases every single day.
We are so thrilled with how well he is adapting to a new country, a new language, a new life and a new culture. Sometimes it’s felt like he’s been here all along because he fits our family so well. We all love him dearly. We hope he continues to grow healthy and strong. We hope he continues to thrive in this environment….and most importantly we hope that he will soon fall in love with the Savior of this world who created him! “I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Your handy work is marvelous. I know this well.” Psalm 139:14