Friday, January 29, 2010
Sporting our African Pride
I have been busy making some cute shirts for the girls and myself to represent our African connection. I thought it would be neat for the girls to wear them to the airport when we come home. A way that they can feel involved and supportive. And I wanted to have some for our trip to pick up the boys. So...off to the fabric store to find some supplies. For instructions on how I did these shirts see this post HERE. I think they turned out pretty good. The girls selected the colors and we thought that the greens, brown, black and orange looked like good African colors.
Just a note, there are no words on the shirts, that is just a watermark for my pictures. For more of the pictures, click on the link HERE to see the rest.We are proud (in a good way) of our family's connection to Africa. I want the boys to understand that just like they will become Americans, we will embrace their culture and country of origin.
I thought these shirts were a simple way to show our support.
Dear Sweet Peas,
Today it is snowing. I wonder if you have ever seen snow before. The girls played outside as long as they could stand the cold and had a good time. Next winter we will bundle you up and let you explore the snow when you are home. I am looking forward to watching you explore your new world. I pray that I find joy in all of your discoveries.