Finally, an update! Christmas was spent in Washington this year. We had a good time, other than the fact we were all pretty sick by the end. William had an excellent Christmas and received so many presents we weren't even able to get them all home! Christmas Eve was spent with my family, and Will had a good time opening all the presents and was making everyone laugh frequently. The next morning we opened our presents from Santa and then headed into Everett to spend Christmas day with the Simmons family. It was nice to spend time with my nieces and nephews and see them enjoying all the presents. William had a lot of fun with them and he seemed to understand who everyone was by the end of the day. It is very important to both Jason and I that William is bonded to his extended family, even though they are so far away, and I think it seems to be happening. Merry Christmas to all, and here's wishing you a lovely 2011!