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Mason at 7 months

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Mason is seven months old today.

Mason is seven months old today 2/26/09. Tomorrow will mark six months of our lives together; I first held Mason in my arms on 8/27/08. We’re experiencing a whopping snow storm this afternoon, but it’s not hard for me to recall my first days with Mason and the experience of being in Baton Rouge during Hurricane Gustov. I hope I do not have to continue to mark the milestones of Mason’s life with major storms!

Being Mason’s mom is truly an experience I treasure. I always wanted to have children, and then for years I thought I might not fulfill that dream. After two failed adoptions, and many months of paperwork and preparation, little Mason finally arrived unexpectedly. Now it seems like he’s always been with me. I literally cannot remember what it felt like to be me before my life started with Mason. When I received the first picture of Mason sent to me the day his birthparents surrendered him, the caption read, “Mommy’s Baby Boy.” I still call him that. Mommy’s baby boy changes every d…

Mason and Tracy from Crossroads Adoption Services

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Second to last home visit. Only one more to go.

Happy Valentine's Day from Mason

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