Returning to a regular work schedule, the Belsie family confronts new daughter Madeleine Bao Yi’s separation anxiety, as Laurent returns to the office. Departure is freshly interpreted by Bao Yi as her father's daily arrival home becomes one of the most celebratory moments in her day.
New-car buyers in China are very price-sensitive, this attitude has caused hybrid sales to stagnate in the country, due to the high sticker price. The city of Guangzhou is now offering price subsidies to try to boost sales of the cars.
Part 13 – China adoption diary: Her parents raise their right hands, take an oath for her and Madeliene becomes a US citizen. Now thoughts can turn realistically homeward.
Part 12 – China adoption diary: As US citizenship moves closer, the siblings are showing signs of being in sync like "hand and foot" – even in their snores.
Part 11 – China adoption diary: Goldfish for a tantrum, passing medical muster, and a needed laundering add up to a good family day of East-West diplomacy.
Part 10 – China adoption diary: After waking up with a dog pile of kids in her bed, Mom sets out to finalize paperwork and ... discovers something missing.
Part 8 – China adoption diary: First family fiasco – at the zoo in a monsoon of rain and tears as Mom and Dad set some unpopular limits.
Part 7 – China adoption diary: 90 emotional minutes at Grace's orphanage where the outlines of her past take some real shape.