When thank you just isn't enough, you borrow song lyrics!
There are people who enter your life just when you need them most and this group of beautiful women are a perfect illustration of that fact! During the past year they have listened to me whine, shared their time and wonderful families with me, celebrated the most joyous day of my life and allowed me share some of theirs. Would I have made through this long journey to Kacey without them, yes, would it have been so much fun...HECK NO.
Our group is growing by leaps and bounds with the addition of Emily (who couldn't be in the photo), Kailee and Amelia (pictured), and our newest additions who join their families in China today (Liza & Chloe), next Kacey will join the party and soon there will not be a restaurant in metro-Atlanta with enough high chairs for our group! Finally, we are all impatiently awaiting Cupcake (baby Shannahan) to arrive in our lives, I'll be carrying my ladybug purse until she gets here :)
As our girls grow they will know that they have friends, friends who looks like them and who can understand their unique situations and as we grow as mothers we will feel the strength of our fellow moms that understand us too.
Soon I'll be heading to China to meet Kacey and I'll take all of these women (and their families) with me in my heart plus a whole lot of of others from around the country who have propped me up and kept me laughing. I think that the heart is the one body part that you want to continue to grow as you age and I feel very blessed that mine continues to expand.
Lisa, Sonia, Daphne, Cindy, Stephanie, Jill thank you FOR EVERYTHING!
Julie (Kacey's Mommy)
- had this to say:
I am a single mom to 2 wonderful girls born in China. I live in the Atlanta area too and wondered if your group of ladies knew about our FCCA-Solo playgroup? Email me and I'll give you details on our social plans. Maybe you all would like to join us. We have a blast!
- M3 (Mary-Mia) had this to say:
Great group!!! So glad you guys are all there to support each other during this nutty time. Hugs to all, M3
- Beckie had this to say:
I am so happy that you have such a wonderful circle of friends that love you and are so supportive.....but who wouldn't love ya? All that you have given all of your life, you are getting back tenfold.
- Angel had this to say:
Isn't it great to have a wonderful group of friends. It's amazing how many people come into your lifre during this wild ride. I've met some of my best friends during this adoption.
- Hugh & Sonia had this to say:
We love you, Julie! And cannot wait to love on little Kacey(: Hurry up TAs!
- Lisa~~ had this to say:
Oh bless, Julie you have me crying. You are so sweet and this whole group of gals is like one big family who has made the wait easier and a lot more fun. Can't wait to get my hands on Kacey and add her to the group photo too!! I'm so excited for you...hurry up on those TA's!!!
- Mary had this to say:
How lucky you and Kacey are to be surrounded by such a great group of friends and support! It sounds like the best times are yet to come!
Congratulations.... and bring on that TA!!!