Ok, so I fibbed. I decided to post a couple more pics before I head to bed. Nolan took the girls to the roof top pool tonight, while I packed up our things. Our travel agency put us up at the Victory this time, and the only pool is on the roof top - 9 stories up. Yes, I can see why parents with little kids do not like it. You have to make sure they don't "across" the railings and all. (Actually, pretty scary.) It made for some pretty cool pictures, though.
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.