Last night, we had our family photos taken at a local park. It was the perfect evening, among full blooms of tulips, wisteria and beautiful trees. I felt like we were walking through Monet's garden. We have an awesome photographer who gives us a CD containing all the photos and a release form so that we can get them printed wherever we want. He rocks! Enjoy the photos. There are many, because I couldn't decide which ones to post. The girls were just so darn cute!
In addition to running my own photography business, I am a proud mother to three beautiful girls that were born in my heart, and a wife to my wonderful husband of 17 years. We adopted Leila from Moscow, Russia at 32-months old and Mia from Jiangsu Province, China at 13-months old. We thought we were done at two, until God led us on another journey to China - this time to bring home our 11-year old daughter, Kara Da Xin in July 2009. I am also the proud Aunt of two nephews, born in Guatemala, and a niece, born in China. I am so thankful to our Heavenly Father for blessing our family with these amazing children.
This is a very special necklace I had made to keep my children close to my heart. On the left, it says "family" in Russian. On the right, it says, "mother and daughter joined at the heart" in Chinese. I love this piece of jewelry and how it always reminds me of our journey to bring home our three precious girls.