Sunday, June 8, 2008

66 comments:

Stacy said...

What a precious, precious video! He is SO CUTE!!!

Blessings,
Stacy

Bekah said...

so cute!

The Breedlove family said...

So glad to see these beautiful pictures of your first meeting. What a precious little boy...you make such a sweet family.

Amy

~Laura~ said...

oh my gosh! How precious! You guys are just the cutest little family ever. I love the way he sucks his thumb with his finger hooked around his nose. Sooo cute!!

K said...

OMG! The tears started the second they put him in your arms! To Cute!

God Bless,

Amanda said...

you guys win the most adorable family award!! precious video!!

Jess said...

Ahhhh....Just what I have been waiting for!

I love him.

So precious.

The End.

Jesi and Joe said...

What a hunk! Love the video and you jumping around just before you met! Priceless!

jajbs said...

Honestly, he has to be THE MOST beautiful and cutest little boy I have EVER laid eyes upon!!!! I know that is what people usually say about babies, but truly I mean it!!!

I LOVE the picture of him in his little tie... just the most adorable little man EVER!!!

You 3 make an adorable family!! I started crying as soon as the video began. I am so happy for you!!


amanda

msl said...

Thank you for sharing such an amazing moment in your lives!! Malak is such a sweet adorable little guy and I loved the nervous dance before you had him in your arms!

Dawnette said...

Through the tears, I loved the photo with the two fingers, the three of you in your hats, and Malak in the sink. Such a happy family. :)

Holli said...

His smile is just BEAUTIFUL!

Drew said...

haha! oh my gosh! he is so cute and happy! I love him! I love the pic of him in the grass at the end! so emo!

(tar, member what I said about the blog title?...)

Thom & Lesley said...

What a blessing to have such a sweet baby!! thanks for posting the video - makes us even more excited about going to get our boy this fall.

Christie said...

The last picture is so freakin cute! I mean, they all are, but that one especially.

I don't have sound at this computer, so I'm going to have to watch it again later...like I wouldn't anyway.

Oh, and I need your address. I seem to have lost it.

Amy said...

HOLY COW! Tara, this is a great great video. Perfect song choice. I cannot get over how much Malak K SMILES! What a peach!

Fave picture of all time.... him wearing his cute little tie and cap. Are you kidding me with that picture? The cutest outfit ever.

Brad and Fran Hoagland said...

I loved the pics! How sweet. Its fun living my future through your video

Jeana said...

He is so cute!! The video made me cry, how totally awesome!!
Congrats guys! I hope ya'll are feeling better!!

emily said...

Thanks for the big ole ugly cry to start my day!! Oh, he is so beautiful. Those eyes.;) I love all the pics of the 3 of you together.

The Albertsons said...

Yeah Tara!!! Thanks a LOT for the huge cry you just made me have!!! My kids were like "is that Sam? Why is he with another mommy?" and I got to explain that NO, that is Sam's FRIEND, finally with his mommy and daddy! Leah was soooo excited! This is GREAT!
love!!!
becca

Lori said...

I started tearing up from the start! I could feel the emotions like it was happening to me!

I came over to the blog to complain about your lack of posting and what a wonderful surprise.... I love the one of you kissing his cheek, and the hat and tie - to die for! He is stunning and you are GLOWING! Yay!

Amber said...

That video should be seen everywhere. What joy! You guys are the most gorgeous family. You make me want to start our adoption process today.

Thanks for sharing.

Rebecca said...

Malak is pretty fabulous! I'm so excited you guys finally get to hold him in your arms. Is it so surreal?

kim said...

cute!! i LOVE the last pic.

Tamatha Smith said...
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Tamatha Smith said...

You don't know me, but I work with Eric. First let me say CONGRATULATIONS and that Malak is a doll, so handsome! Second, the video made me cry... so precious. I can see that he has brought so much joy into your lives. Parenthood is amazing and such a blessing. Thanks for putting together such a sweet and wonderful blog, I love reading it!

Gina said...

Tears tears tears!! Yes, the picture with him in his Sunday best is ADORABLE!!

Natalie Fournet said...

He is so adorable....your family is just beautiful! Thanks for sharing these precious memories with us!

megan said...

What a beautiful video! I totally cried! He is so cute, he has the best smile!

Steve & Danae said...

AWESOME video Love the last pic...such a cutie....

Lauren said...

How wonderful! What a precious video. He is absolutely adoreable. I hope you both are feeling better and enjoying your parenting advendture :-) God Bless!

Amy-O said...

Adorable! When are you finding the time to pull a movie clip together?! You all look so happy!

coffeemom said...

Oh man...now you made me cry!!! So great, great montage and well, it's just such a sweet sweet joy. He is so tiny and well, so ridiculously cute. enjoy!

kristin said...

This video makes me so happy!

Midge said...

thru this whole thing, I've kept strong.
I haven't shed a single tear.
I'm tough.
But when he walks in and you say "My baby..."...
crap.
I lost it.
So happy for you guys.


and if I'm not mistaken, is he holding up Rock Fingers in one pic? That's daddy's boy. :)

graceling said...

Big huge lump in my throat. Priceless.

Kerri said...

Awesome!!!
Kerri and Ruby

Jennifer and Jody said...

So beautiful. I have tears streaming down my cheeks.
Make more videos!

Caleb and Becca's Ethiopia Adoption said...

So SWEET!!! We are so excited for you guys...LOVE,LOVE that last pick of him with the tie in the grass...CONGRATS!!! Can't wait to meet him in person :0)

Caleb, Becca and Sakari

crazy thorne's said...

So I knew from the moment I saw him at the "clinic" he was the happiest baby ever! Love the montage! Looks like you are all adjusting great! Blessings to the 3 of you! Tell Eric hi and of course Malak too!!! Pam

Jen said...

Lots of tears. I love you guys and am just so happy. More tears.

Julie said...

So incredibly cute! Congratulations, you guys make a beautiful family.

zach said...

oh man! he's awesome. i loved seeing him when we were there. i know becca already commented, but i couldn't help myself. i love that smile! -zach

zach said...
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Renee said...

BEAUTIFUL! I have no other words...just BEAUTIFUL!

samantha- mama to julian said...

just landed on your blog with a link from kerri and ruby's blog. congratulations. your son is precious.


i am so so touched by that video. what a beautiful family.

Jocelyn said...

I love it!!! Can't wait to see the gorgeous man tomorrow night!!

Brandi said...

PRECIOUS video! What a perfect song. . as soon as it started tears sprang to my eyes! Perfect! What a cutie he is! God is so faithful!

Brandi

Christin and Robbie said...

love the video!!!He is so cute!!!!I am so happy for you to be a family of 3!!!

Stacie said...

Sweetest thing ever! I love it! He has the best smile! :)

Susan and Chad said...

misty eyed. that's what i am.
thanks for sharing the moment.

Heather W. said...

That smile of his truly could light up a room. He is gorgeous! Aren't we lucky to both been entrusted with such beautiful boys!!!
CONGRATS! We need a convention to get us all together!

Emery Jo said...

WOW! Bawling. Just found your blog from Amy & Josh's blog, and I am so filled with JOY and BLESSED by your story!! Welcome Malak! :)

Caleb and Becca's Ethiopia Adoption said...

this is caleb...that last pic of him is to die for!!!!! awesome!!!! sorry we missed the shin dig tonight...wanted to be there so bad! it's just crazy getting ready to take 520 peeps to peru in a couple weeks...hope to see you all when we get back!

Ava said...

I just happened on to your blog and I am smitten with your sweet sweet baby Malak! Congratulations!

The Roberts Family said...

Love it!! Congrats to you guys!! Rejoicing huge with you. :) ~Shelly

Amber said...

I love the first part when you are so excited and nervous to meet your new son! Thanks for sharing your video.

Mandy said...

okay....tara.......you got me again! I'm bawling...watching your sweet family in this video. I love that song, that precious Malak, & your entire family! Woo-hoo!!!

Kara said...

Oh Tara, it still makes me want to cry. What precious video/slide show. As soon as I started watching it, my eyes filled with tears. My heart is so there with you. I hope to adopt someday and I can just imagine what that moment feels like to hold him for the first time.

*~JESSIE~* said...

Wonderful video. What a good looking family!

Erica said...

Love it!! He's PRECIOUS! That smile melts my heart!

LISA said...

I Just HAVE to keep coming back to look at the happiness of you guys!! He is sooooo cuuuute!!!
I LOVE it!!

~Laura~ said...

we need another post. update all the fans please.

~Laura~ said...

so, now you know I'm a total stalker. hehe! What is that thing you're talking about and how do I get one?

The Albertsons said...

Okay- it's a deal. I won't quit if you update your blog with TONS of stories and pictures over the weekend. Deal????
miss you!!! and MALAK!!!
becca

Jennifer said...

Just watched this video again (4th time) and crying again (4th time)! Love it! Pure joy!