Friday, November 13, 2009

EMMA SIGNED BABY!

And I got it on VIDEO! Oh my, this is a HUGE thing for us. She didn't just do it once without meaning... or happen to comply, she did it over and over.. my goodness, I could just cry, what a BIG STEP this is! Emma's finally starting to communicate back to us!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


32 comments:

  1. OH MY GOODNESS!! Tears of joy!

    Sweet Emma...

    Totally made my day!

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  2. Tears here too! Way to go little Emma! She is amazing, Meredith. What a little miracle girl.

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  3. I am so happy for you!!! I'm crying too!! (I am a friend of Jan S.)
    Lori C.

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  4. WOW!!! WTG EMMA!


    Anjie (mom to Adam)

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  5. Oh....that is just SO amazing! She's opening up! I have tears in my eyes!

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  6. Wonderful, I am so proud of you Emma! Happy tears falling for your tremendous accomplishment big girl!

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  7. I am also crying. :) What a huge milestone for Emma!

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  8. I love Emma! What a day of blessings!

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  9. Terrific! So great for Emma and all of you! All this good news makes my Friday!

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  10. yay! That is so wonderful! I think she even made the "b" sound while singing baby one time. So GREAT!

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  11. That's incredible, Meredith!! I'm so happy for you all! When I think what Emma was like when you first brought her home, compared to now . . . . She is a precious little life, and you have saved her.

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  12. must have been a big day for firsts, Sophie got herself from lying on her back to sitting up! today! first time ever!!! did you happen to say recently she woudlnt/couldnt sign? seems as soon as I say one of my kids cant/wont they immediately DO IT!

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  13. I can't imagine how excited and in awe you are right now! This is wonderful!!

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  14. Oh my word, Meredith--I have tears and tears and tears. That is just absolutely incredible. What a huge breakthrough for your sweetie. Amazing.

    I am so rejoicing with you.

    Thanks for your sweet comment tonight. YES--forward we go. So exciting.

    How amazing is our God????

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  15. That's so AWESOME!!! So purposeful and appropriate!! WTG EMMA!!!!

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  16. Yay Emma!!!!!!!! Good Job!!!!! I heard her say the "b" sound that one time too!!

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  17. So exciting! I love when our kids make big strides!

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  18. How wonderfully amazing...

    And I know what you mean about the "communicating back to us", been there! What a special moment!

    Tiffintexas

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  19. Oh I'm so happy for you, what an exciting moment, it even sounded like she was trying to say "ba ba" as she signed it. How joyous! She is getting so big, she looks terriffic Meredith!

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  20. She is truly a miracle !
    What a blessing to your family
    God bless all of you

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  21. I have nominated your blog for an award! Stop by my blog for Nadya, at nadyaneedsalovingfamily.blogspot.com to pick it up!

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  22. I think everyone else has said everything that comes to my mind. God is wonderful and Emma has come so far. Nothing but sheer beauty right here in this video.

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  23. oh my gosh! that is so amazing! I have followed your blog since you traveled to Ukraine and can not believe this is the same little girl. You go emma!!

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  24. Good job Emma. You've come a long way, baby. So proud of you.

    Hugs and kisses from the Philippines,
    Cheche Chavez

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  25. WTG Emma!! Emma is getting big.

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  26. How sweet, Meredith! She looks totally enamored with her baby. Has anybody ever told you you have a very soothing voice?

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  27. I didn't get a chance to comment on Emma's FABULOUS accomplishment last week. But I'm back to share the joy again! She's just amazing. (Thanks Lynae too--for making "baby" so real!)

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