about our adoption

we are blake, sue, cohen, thad and sage!

we have two beautiful sons from south korea.  our first son came home in may 2009 and our second son came home in december 2011.  we are thrilled beyond words that they will both be a part of our family forever!  we have been so blessed to build our family through adoption.

nowadays, i update our blog for close friends and family, so if you’ve stu

eemo’s wedding!

 

one of the highlights for us this year was getting to attend one of thad’s foster sister’s weddings.  it was a fabulous weekend spent with most of his foster family, including his omma and appa.  we feel truly blessed to have this relationship with them!IMG_6400

we boarded sage at a doggy spa and they have free transportation to the airport.  it took a ton of stress off of us having to worry about parking, etc.

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playing at the airport before our flight.  cohen asked me to come in here with him and then asked me if i could smell his fart.  sigh.

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the boys did AWESOME on the flight!

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i could see people cringe when we boarded, but i was so proud that our boys did so well. their iphones packed with new movies helped and new lego sticker books were a huge hit!

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omma and appa <3

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thad definitely remembered them.

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IMG_6467 IMG_6508 IMG_6525 IMG_6537 eemo and uncle brian’s church

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yummy kimchi that mrs park brought from korea.  it’s the best i have ever had!

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he loves his eemo!

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naps (:

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gifts for omma and appa and eemo and uncle brian.

*IMG_8051 IMG_8054 IMG_8055we ate so much yummy food!

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traditional korean meal.  nothing is better.

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late that night heejin eemo and hyungwoong and arrived from korea.  the boys woke them up the next morning.  and once again thad definitely remembered both!

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IMG_6719 signing the guest book (:

*IMG_6725 uncle brian’s omma and appa

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IMG_8168 beautiful ommas

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IMG_8170 IMG_8183 IMG_6750 IMG_8202 IMG_8198 IMG_8195

IMG_8212 IMG_8219 IMG_6774 there was lots of chasing with hyungwoong and the other kids!

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<3  my heart is full

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brian’s niece and nephew

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being goofy!

*IMG_6822 IMG_6824 IMG_6844 IMG_6845 IMG_6846 IMG_6848it’s a weekend that we will never forget.  we are so lucky to blessed with this family and to be able to see them as much as we have.  goodbyes are always hard, but we know we’ll see them again!!!  hopefully many many times!

 

eemo’s wedding!

 

one of the highlights for us this year was getting to attend one of thad’s foster sister’s weddings.  it was a fabulous weekend spent with most of his foster family, including his omma and appa.  we feel truly blessed to have this relationship with them!IMG_6400

we boarded sage at a doggy spa and they have free transportation to the airport.  it took a ton of stress off of us having to worry about parking, etc.

*IMG_6401

playing at the airport before our flight.  cohen asked me to come in here with him and then asked me if i could smell his fart.  sigh.

*IMG_6412

the boys did AWESOME on the flight!

*IMG_6416

i could see people cringe when we boarded, but i was so proud that our boys did so well. their iphones packed with new movies helped and new lego sticker books were a huge hit!

*IMG_6434

omma and appa <3

*

IMG_6446 IMG_6454

thad definitely remembered them.

*
IMG_6467 IMG_6508 IMG_6525 IMG_6537 eemo and uncle brian’s church

*IMG_6564IMG_8141 IMG_6576 IMG_6588

yummy kimchi that mrs park brought from korea.  it’s the best i have ever had!

* IMG_6676

he loves his eemo!

*IMG_6711 IMG_6713

naps (:

*IMG_8037 IMG_8040

gifts for omma and appa and eemo and uncle brian.

*IMG_8051 IMG_8054 IMG_8055we ate so much yummy food!

*
IMG_8110

IMG_6536 IMG_8128 IMG_8135 IMG_8144

IMG_6674

traditional korean meal.  nothing is better.

*IMG_8149

late that night heejin eemo and hyungwoong and arrived from korea.  the boys woke them up the next morning.  and once again thad definitely remembered both!

*
IMG_6719 signing the guest book (:

*IMG_6725 uncle brian’s omma and appa

*IMG_6727

IMG_8168 beautiful ommas

*

IMG_8170 IMG_8183 IMG_6750 IMG_8202 IMG_8198 IMG_8195

IMG_8212 IMG_8219 IMG_6774 there was lots of chasing with hyungwoong and the other kids!

*IMG_6802

<3  my heart is full

*IMG_6814

IMG_8225

brian’s niece and nephew

*IMG_8228

being goofy!

*IMG_6822 IMG_6824 IMG_6844 IMG_6845 IMG_6846 IMG_6848it’s a weekend that we will never forget.  we are so lucky to blessed with this family and to be able to see them as much as we have.  goodbyes are always hard, but we know we’ll see them again!!!  hopefully many many times!

 

eemo’s wedding!

 

one of the highlights for us this year was getting to attend one of thad’s foster sister’s weddings.  it was a fabulous weekend spent with most of his foster family, including his omma and appa.  we feel truly blessed to have this relationship with them!IMG_6400

we boarded sage at a doggy spa and they have free transportation to the airport.  it took a ton of stress off of us having to worry about parking, etc.

*IMG_6401

playing at the airport before our flight.  cohen asked me to come in here with him and then asked me if i could smell his fart.  sigh.

*IMG_6412

the boys did AWESOME on the flight!

*IMG_6416

i could see people cringe when we boarded, but i was so proud that our boys did so well. their iphones packed with new movies helped and new lego sticker books were a huge hit!

*IMG_6434

omma and appa <3

*

IMG_6446 IMG_6454

thad definitely remembered them.

*
IMG_6467 IMG_6508 IMG_6525 IMG_6537 eemo and uncle brian’s church

*IMG_6564IMG_8141 IMG_6576 IMG_6588

yummy kimchi that mrs park brought from korea.  it’s the best i have ever had!

* IMG_6676

he loves his eemo!

*IMG_6711 IMG_6713

naps (:

*IMG_8037 IMG_8040

gifts for omma and appa and eemo and uncle brian.

*IMG_8051 IMG_8054 IMG_8055we ate so much yummy food!

*
IMG_8110

IMG_6536 IMG_8128 IMG_8135 IMG_8144

IMG_6674

traditional korean meal.  nothing is better.

*IMG_8149

late that night heejin eemo and hyungwoong and arrived from korea.  the boys woke them up the next morning.  and once again thad definitely remembered both!

*
IMG_6719 signing the guest book (:

*IMG_6725 uncle brian’s omma and appa

*IMG_6727

IMG_8168 beautiful ommas

*

IMG_8170 IMG_8183 IMG_6750 IMG_8202 IMG_8198 IMG_8195

IMG_8212 IMG_8219 IMG_6774 there was lots of chasing with hyungwoong and the other kids!

*IMG_6802

<3  my heart is full

*IMG_6814

IMG_8225

brian’s niece and nephew

*IMG_8228

being goofy!

*IMG_6822 IMG_6824 IMG_6844 IMG_6845 IMG_6846 IMG_6848it’s a weekend that we will never forget.  we are so lucky to blessed with this family and to be able to see them as much as we have.  goodbyes are always hard, but we know we’ll see them again!!!  hopefully many many times!