9/25/2008

A Special Day

Today was a very special day for two very special children...mine!

Alex's teacher has given each of her students a "special day" in which they are the helpers and where they can share a bit about themselves with their classmates. Alex has been counting down the days until her "Special Day", September 25th. It finally came. And she was so very excited. Mommy came in to school and made little books for each of the students containing facts about Alexandra. We read one of Alex's favorite books to the class and she introduced her brother to all of her friends. I wish I had borrowed a camera and captured the fun!

But Daddy had our camera in Texas for another very special day, Cullen's adoption finalization. The agency that Cullen's birthmom worked with is based out of San Antonio. So Shawn flew in yesterday in order to be present at today's court appearance, in which Cullen David Reardon was offically declared OURS!!! And it is with tear filled eyes that I type this news. I look at my two beautiful children each day in amazement and wonder how is it possible that we have been so blessed!

11 comments:

terilynnh2000 said...

Yay Cullen is officially a Reardon! Can't wait til the day Ellie legally becomes one too. Wink Wink. So thrilled for you all. That video was absolutly beautiful. You found the perfect song finally! I think I forgot that he actually was a peanut once. :) He's PERFECT!! Congrats to Miss YaYa on her special day too!

Life with my BOYS! said...

YAY!!!! Congrats on the finalization! I LOVE that song, it says it all...it automatically brings tears to my eyes as I used it in Jake's first montage! Cullen is a beautiful and his smiles tells all about the love you guys give him!

ENJOY!

Jen said...

Oh, I am so glad that Cullen's adoption is final!!!!!!!!!!! Congrats!!!!

And your time in Allie's classroom sounds just precious. How sweet! I'm so glad she had a special day.

Paulette said...

Happy Day for Alex at school...and congratulations on the special day of a lifetime.. finalization! We are SO looking forward to our day nearing also.

Rebecca said...

I've been thinking of you guys the past couple days. I'm so happy for you. Congratulations! The video literally brought tears to my eyes the second I started playing it. It's beautiful.
What a day for Alex too. She must have been so thrilled to have you there with her.

Heather said...

Congrats on Cullen's finalization! I popped in to say that Emma really enjoyed Alex's special day (oops, sorry - Alexandra's special day; Em always corrects me if I just say "Alex") and also thought that Cullen was "so very, very cute!"

Emma's special day isn't until the 30th. It has been a long and impatient countdown for us in our house! :)

Colette said...

What a great day!!! Congrats on the finalization! It is so exciting!!!!

Anonymous said...

Sue, I don't know if I can type with the tears in my eyes from your video. Congratulations to all of you. May the Lord always bless your two beautiful children. We love all of you. Lisa

Jo said...

Congrats! Just found your blog and I love it!

We just finalized our adoption earlier this month as well.

It's a great feeling!

Jo

Debbie B said...

Congratz to both your beautiful children.

Wondering when you will find us said...

CONGRATS!!!!!!!!!!!! Yeah, a dream come true!