02.28.10 Happy Lantern Festival! Today marks the end of the series of celebrations starting from the Chinese New Year. Lantern Festival always falls on the 15th day after CNY. It is also the 1st night to see a full moon.
From a Mommy’s perspective, it ends 2 weeks of firecrackers during nap time.
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Here’s a video of the first moments we met Sianna. Watching this back was so interesting because I didn’t know:
1. The hotel lobby was noisy. I heard nothing.
2. The director was asking questions about us. I heard nothing.
3. There were four babies in the lobby. One of them was crying. I heard
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Here’s a video that Hubs took on midnight Chinese New Year’s Eve. Please note that these fireworks were shot off by families. Unlike most large U.S. firework celebrations, this was not financed by the city in any way. After watching a video like this, you can understand why China is the birthplace of gunpowder!
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Our life right now is pretty simple. It’s 30 degrees outside and the weatherman keeps saying it’s going to snow. (We’ve yet to see any flakes.)
About half of our friends have traveled outside of the city to be with family. The other half are at home hosting friends and family.
Except for the
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Everyone enjoys some tummy time.
Schäfer thought James the Red Engine would get Sianna’s attention. I love how he shares his most favorite toys with her: Raffe, Thomas, James, etc.
Schäfer likes to have milk when Sianna does. I think he’s drinking about 1 liter a day.
This photo is to keep
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