2. Today was Chris's first day back to work since V got here, and the kids went back to school as well. I was a little nervous about how the day would go without everyone here, but Vitaly actually slept in and has kept himself occupied this morning. As I write this, he is cleaning Adrian and Ashton's room (by his own choice), including their horribly messy closet!
3. Vitaly is very comfortable with our family at this point, and informed me the other day (through the translator) that he likes America better than Ukraine. I hope he won't be too sad when it's time to go back in two weeks, but I'm sure his departure will be hard on all of us. He likes to tell us how much we're going to cry when he leaves.
4. Chris ran some errands the other day and took V with him. When they got back, V presented me with these flowers that he had picked out himself: