Growing Girls

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The Growing Girls


Sylvia with her new grandmother
coming for a visit. She is four
and a half years old and very
happy in her adoptive family.
 


Sylvia and Codi doing laundry
 


Everyone on the couch
 


The three girls, September 2004
 


Codi
 


Andrea, March 2006
 


Kathy with Andrea and Codi,
March 2006


Codi, March 2006


Sylvia's baptism with
godparents, January 2007


Sylvia with her adoptive mother, grandmother and Andrea and Codi,
January 2007


Sylvia, Kathy, Codi and Andrea,
January 2007


Andrea reciting her poem at the kindergarten Mother's Day program, March 2007


Codi (green dress) singing at the kindergarten Mother's Day program, March 2007


Summer days, June 2007


The girls with their Grandmother,
June 2007


Mom/Buni with Codi and Andrea, June 2007


Codi's 2 permanent front teeth
growing in, August 2007


Codi and Andrea, Summer 2007


Sylvia's 7th birthday with Codi and Andrea, August 22


Sylvia and the girls, August 2007


Ina, a friend and supporter from
Holland, and Codi


Reverend Chris from Holland and Andrea getting ready for face-painting


Codi the kindergarten teacher


Andrea, Codi and Tiger


Codi's 7th birthday


Andrea and her friends


Andrea as a reindeer in her
kindergarten program


Codi's kindergarten program



Codi and Andrea singing in their
Sunday School program


Christmas, 2007


2008 - Codi with her kindergarten
colleagues singing the March 8 program


Part of Codi's group with their teacher


Andrea with her teacher on March 8, Women's/Mother's Day


Andrea with her Mother's Day painting


Codi and Andrea singing in their Sunday School Easter program



Andrea as Red Riding Hood's mother in the end-of-the-year kindergarten program


Codi as a forget-me-not in her program


Us on the balcony


Codi and Andrea with their
Grandmother/Buni enjoying books


Uncle Paul's visit


Uncle Paul's visit


Uncle Paul's visit


Codi's 8th birthday on Dec. 9
with Andrea and Sylvia


Codi and Andrea dancing in
front of the Christmas tree


Codi reciting at her school Christmas program. Andrea was sick so missed hers


Codi reciting during the church program. Andrea recited well too, but my camera
didn't go fast enough to get her!


Angel Codi


Angel Andrea


Andrea reciting her Bible verse, Easter 2009


Codi and Andrea singing in their
Easter Sunday School program


Storytime during Buni's annual
visit in June


Codi in her end of grade 1 performance


Andrea in her kindergarten performance


Andrea as Cinderella's fairy godmother


Andrea's 7th birthday, September


The girls with Sylvia


Andrea's new front teeth


Codi's 9th birthday


Andrea singing in her Christmas
Sunday school program


Codi as an angel telephone operator
in a well-done skit


Codi is a big girl now!


Andrea with our new cat Griska



Spring 2010


The girls on their bikes


Andrea in her kindergarten program


Princess Andrea


Codi doing crafts with Mom/Buni


Buni and the girls


Andrea and her 8th birthday cake


Andrea celebrating with Codi and Sylvia with whom we always get together for birthdays


Andrea with her grade 1 classmates,
teacher and Codi


Andrea enjoying her birthday attention!


celebrating Uncle Paul's birthday


a forest walk


Codi's 10th birthday December 2010


celebrating with Sylvia


Andrea and Codi at the
Christmas pageant


Andrea reciting at the school
Christmas program


Codi at her program


spring 2011


Codi practising


Mom's visit June 2011


Buni singing with the girls


Andrea making way to show
a giant water lily


Andrea's 9th birthday Sept.
celebrated with Sylvia



Andrea's classmates singing as she's giving out treats, the birthday custom here


Andrea with her teacher


Andrea reading at her
Christmas program


Codi singing at her Christmas program


Christmas 2011


Codi at her flute recital


Codi singing with her class


Andrea in her class play


Andrea in her class play


happy girls on vacation


Codi and Andrea finally meeting
the rest of their Canadian family


the girls in Canada with Lauren who makes this website possible, and her girls


enjoying the beautiful Banff area


Andrea's 10th birthday, with Codi and Sylvia

Codi's 12th birthday

Christmas 2012


Codi in the church Christmas pantomine


Andrea in the church Christmas pantomine


Andrea's recital


Codi's June flute recital


Andrea's 11th birthday


with Paul and Tracy


Codi's 13th birthday
with Sylvia and friends


summer 2014 visiting Canada


Andrea's 12th birthday


Andrea and some of our
weekend children


March: a trip to the zoo with our weekend children Cristi, Laura, Florina and Maria


celebrating Laura's 6th birthday
with Cristi and Denisa


August in Canada with Mom/Buni


with Uncle Paul

Andrea with our weekend children
celebrating Loli's birthday


Codi and Andrea with our children
close to Christmas


summer 2016, Codi and
our weekend children


Andrea's 14th and
Sylvia's 16th birthdays