“I So Proud of My[self]!”

On : 21 November, 2013 | Category : Mobility Progress Logs

I decided that I want to start tracking Jian’s progress with her mobility goals in order to encourage her later and so that she can remember how far she has come.  Before we met Jian, I was under the impression that she would likely use a walker most of the time and a wheelchair some […]


On : 18 November, 2013 | Category : Jian is home!

Praise God, through whom all blessings flow!  This lyric is singing in my head right now.  Today I brought Jian home from school.  When we pulled into the garage, I had my hands full and told her to hold her cane and come upstairs with me.  She tried to pout and say she wanted me […]

Remembering Ye Ye

On : 7 November, 2013 | Category : 2013

Medrith.  MG.  Sony.  Grandaddy V.  Grandaddy Veitch.  Grandad.  Big Daddy.  He was known as many different nick names to many different people, but to Jian, he was her Ye Ye.  Pronounced “yeah yeah,”  this is the Mandarin word for grandfather.  He was the only grandfather Jian has known, and even though she only knew him […]

She is starting to read!

On : 4 November, 2013 | Category : Jian is home!

After being in school for 2 months and practicing most evenings after school, Jian is starting to read English already!  She has been working hard on matching upper case and lower case letters, learning letter sounds, and memorizing sight words.  She has started becoming very interested in books and reading.  Now when we read short books, I will […]