From left: Julia, 3, visits with one of her aunts (Gloria’s youngest sister) in the Flat Rock school last year.

Motherhood, what is more demanding yet fulfilling and rewarding?

Hello from our home to yours! Austin is swiftly growing out of his baby stage and keeps getting sweeter by the day, if there is such a thing.  At nine-months old he crawls all over, exploring everything as he goes. His curly brown hair matches his daddy’s. Everyone says he also looks like Daniel which tickles me. His big blue eyes can’t help but win one’s heart in an instant. You never have to guess how he’s doing, he wears his feelings on his face. It’s like my mother keeps saying, “He is an intense person.” What he does is done with his whole heart. When something excites him he stiffens his entire body, waves his arms and wrinkles up his little nose.

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