Sunday, May 3, 2009


We are so happy to have Jailynn and finally meet her! She is beautiful, sweet, and funny! She is so happy to be with Jordyn and told our guide that Jordyn is her best friend! Jailynn can speak a little bit of English and showed us her pictures that we sent her. She can point to all of us in the pictures and say Mommy, Daddy, Brother and Sister. She is a very active little girl. Jordyn and Jailynn are catching up quickly. Jailynn is teaching Jordyn some Chinese language and Jordyn is teaching Jailynn English. They are sooo cute together. I will try and post a video later. Thank you to everyone that helped make this day happen. I am forever grateful!


Anonymous said...

Those pictures are priceless!! The smiles and the immediate bonding between the girls are just incredible! I'm having those "happy tears" as I look at the pics and think about this life-changing miracle! To see the girls together again is a dream come true! PS--I told you Jailynn was spunky!

Liz F.

Our Journey to Leilah Grace said...

Woohoo!!!! Congratulations Jailynn on your Forever Family!!! We are so excited to see you with your Mommy and sisters and can hardly wait to meet you once you come home to Texas!!

Love you all,
Sheri (Leilah Di and Olivia Xia's Mommy)

Timmy said...

I am so happy to see Jailynn my new daughter. I am glad to have her in my family. Please tell Jordyn not to worry, she is always very special to me. Melanie and Anna, amanda i miss you, I miss you . Melanie you are my sweetheart,without you ,none of this would have ever happened. i really do think you are the best person i have ever known. You are like Jim Cavezial. ( not spelled right) You play "Jesus" as good as he did in the Passion of the Christ. Except ,you do it in real life. Love Tim
P.s To hear jailynn say Daddy on the phone was wonderful!!!!!

Nicole said...


Sophia's Mama and Baba said...

It is wonderful to see you all together. Everyone looks so happy the girls are just adorable togehter. Congratulations!


shazia said...

Such a gorgeous family!! YOu are truely blessed. This child was always meant for your beautiful family. I am so happy for you. So nice to see the girls reunite!!! what a great moment!!!

Anonymous said...

Melanie, I cried as I looked through the pictures! I was overwhelmed with joy from God knowing what He's brought you from, and the proud Mommy you've become in Him. You are fulfilling His calling and He is overjoyed with you. You are His daughter, in whom He is well pleased. I am amazed and blessed to have seen this all take place, God is soooo good!!!!
Love you all!
Tell Anna I said hello and God is well pleased with her too for being such a wonderful, cool big sister!!!!

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The rest of our family

In case anyone was curious: Here are som pictures of my oldest son, Joey and his family. Joey and Kym have three children: my beloved grandbabies: Hayden 4yrs old, Noah 22 months old, and Phoenix 9 months old. We have been helping Joey and Kym get on their feet and they have been living with us since December. They are now able to get their own place and will move out in April. I will miss them and miss the babies. I will just have to babysit!

God Is Awesome!



I am Praising God tonight because He has Heard my cries and answered my prayers. We have recieved a generation donation from a wonderful family toward our fund raising efforts. We have also recieved generous donations from wonderful people through this website and through Jailynn's Prayer. So far, the total fundraising has reached a total of $4000!!!!!!!! Thank you! Thank You! Thank you to everyone for helping us to bring Jailynn home! We are hoping to travel sometime this month and still need to raise money. I know that God is providing for our family through the unselfish and generous giving from special and wonderful people like you!

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Happy Holidays!

Happy Halloween (a little late)

Our Fun At the Texas State Fair

Amanda's Party!

Jordyn and Amanda's Birthday Party