Monday, January 19, 2009

My baby isn't a baby anymore!











My little girl is growing up so quickly! She celebrated her 8th birthday last Friday. I am still in shock over it. It seems like just yesterday when she came home.

I was going to post some birthday pictures; but instead, I'm posting baby pictures. As any adoptive parent knows, it is difficult to not have pictures of your babies early days. Fortunately, Yan was blessed with a wonderful foster family who took lots of pictures of her. When I went to Hong Kong I was presented with a photo album full of Yan pictures...it was an indescribable treasure! Last week they surprised me by emailing four more pictures. I am so excited to have them. Check out "Baby Yan Yan"!!! I think she is beautiful! All were taken around age 1. I will post birthday pics soon!

8 comments:

Amber said...

Oh my goodness! What a cutie!! It looks just like her...only smaller. :o) That was the best gift!

Jenny said...

Happy Birthday, Yan! I am sure those pictures are treasures that are so special to you both.

Heather said...

i hope yan had a great birthday! can't wait to see the birthday pictures. yan is so precious! i just adore her to pieces. you are such a lucky mommy! and i'm glad that you are yan's mommy =) i wish that i could offer the greatest love to a child without a family.ili

Heather said...

p.s. not sure what my little letters at the end mean. oopsy typo. LOL

Jill Johnson said...

I think Yan has grown leaps and bounds in just the short time I've known y'all - she's so tall now! Happy bday, Yan! And you'll definitely treasure those photos forever!

Chrissy said...

Happy Birthday Yan! And happy "Birth"day to you too Jenn! Love ya, Christina

Amy said...

Happy Birthday, sweetie! Her baby pictures are so adorable, and as a fellow adoptive mom I know what a blessing thos pictures are!:)

~ Lisa @ AbidingThere~ said...

She was such a doll! What a wonderful treasure for you to have baby pictures of her. We have an album of Eli that a foster family did, but none of Lauren.