Sunday, June 27, 2010

One year ago today…


One year ago today we got “the call” from our daughter’s birthmom’s caseworker.  She left us a message that said she had a case she wanted to discuss with us.  We tried calling back and got voicemail and had to wait all weekend until Monday morning to find out the news….talk about it being hard to wait!  You can tell by the looks on our faces (that picture was taken the very next day when we saw the words “linked with a birthmom” under our photo on the website) that we were so very happy!

Today (exactly one year later) we spent the day with Zoe’s birthmom and her family at the zoo.  It was such a great day!  We spent close to 4 hours with them and had a wonderful time.  They took turns holding her and she just had so much fun.  We are really happy that they got to see how much Zoe has grown since they saw her in March.  She has 6 teeth now, for starters!  We are so happy that they took the time to meet with us and hang out, and they said they were really happy, too.  It was such a fun day.  

So, that was our big day!


Melba said...

I still remember reading that news and seeing that picture when you posted it...the joy was catching! So glad you had a great time at the zoo today, that's perfect!


Polly Gamwich said...

Who would have thought that that thrilled couple would get a gift as amazing as little Zoe? I bet she's just blown you out of the water in terms of how much joy she's brought to your life.

I welled up reading about the time spent with the birth mother - what a sweet, sweet arrangement you have. I'm so happy for you and I'm so grateful you have Zoe!


Rebecca said...

Wow. So hard to believe that a year has passed already. Your daughter is just so darn precious and i'm so happy that you and her BM have such a wonderful relationship!

becky said...

Thanks for sharing this. I got goosebumps imagining how you felt when you got "the call."

It's stories like this that keep us prospective adoptive parents going... =)

Me said...

So much can change in one short year!