Wednesday, June 2, 2010

See these toes...


and this little nose...

and these little lips


..along with the cutest finger tips...


and the eyes....oh my!!!




Well, they belong to our son......




officially our son!!!!




Today we offically became a family!!!



The courts declared it so!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!




91 comments:

Whitney said...

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!

turgeonexpansion said...

YAYYYY!!!!! (insert fist pump and loud clapping in here) Oh that cute boy is yours forever and ever. AMEN.

YAHOO!!!

Katie said...

that's awesome! CONGRATS!!!!!!!

Karen said...

Gorgeous son you've got there Rana and Yvan. Woo hoo! Congratulations!!!!!!!!!!!!

Sandra Knight said...

i just feel like a weight has been lifted (maybe i can feel it all the way from your place?) oh so glad for you, finally on to the next step!! i am sure there was tears (maybe even one over here). blessings to you 3

sk

Brendan and Mary said...

He is way tooooo cute!!!!! We are so happy it is finally official!!!!!!!!!!

D Dae said...

Once again YIPPEE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! SCREAM it from the rooftops girl! Scream it!!!

Sharla said...

YEAH! YEAH!YEAH! YEAH! YEAH! Oh my goodness! I can barely contain my excitement! I am so happy for you! I know it has been a long road - so glad it has a happy ending!

Smith said...

Yahooo....jumping up and down...First the Peters, and now you...all is right with the world again!!!! WOOOHOOO!!!! Sooo very happy...and wow cutie pie!!!

Proudmama said...

I'm so very very happy for your family! What an adorable little boy!!! Congratulations and I hope that the next part goes very quickly !!!

Courtney

Shawn and Laura said...

Congratulations!!! I am so happy to hear this news!
Yay!! What a great week.

Leanne said...

So happy and relieved! Hurry home baby!

Natalie and Chris said...

YAY!!!!!!!! It's such a great feeling to know that it has finally happened for you guys. That is the best news I've had in a long long long time. You have been amazing throughout this process and soon....yes...soon he will be home forever...YAYYYYYY

BCMommy said...

Such a long awaited day! I am overjoyed for you!

YAYYYYY!!!!!!

Claire

Liz said...

Yes! Congratulations!!!!!

Barb said...

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!

I/we are thrilled for your family!

Barb

CinnamonOpus said...

Fantastic! Congratulations, Family!!

We're so very, very happy for you all!

Lisa and Jason said...

Awww. . . still as cute and precious as when we got to meet him! We are so happy for all of you! CONGRATS!!!!!

K_I_T_ said...

BOOYAH!!!!!! Awesome. I am so happy for you guys. Good news. Oh, i don't even know what more to say than...your OFFICIALLY a MOMMY!!!!!

Connie said...

FANTASTIC NEWS!!! Congratulations Mommy and Daddy! I can't wait to see him in your arms!

ChristyCanuck said...

You are a family! You are a family!! I couldn't be happier that this loooooong awaited day has finally come!

Chris

P.S. I have been stalking your blog for days now -- and not just because your baking looks yummy. :)

V said...

Ok, totally crying at work here!!!

SO HAPPY FOR YOU! He is adorable (what I can see of him! LOL!) His eyes are stunning!

CONGRATS! CONGRATS! CONGRATS X 10000000000000000000000!

Tova said...

I opened up your blog and burst into tears. Big tears. Big relieved, sobby tears. I'm so pathetic. Am I the only one that cried?

Yay! Yippee! WooHoooo!

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!

Chad, Laura and Sara said...

Those are certainly the most perfect little parts I ever did see. and FINALLY!!!

L

Dianne said...

Oooooohhhhhh!!! YEAH!!! I couldn't be happier for you!!!

Glad I'm on my lunch break with the office door closed because I may have started bawling when I saw this!

At last, at last! No more "if's". Only "WHEN'S"!!!!!

Ramona said...

Oh how I wish this meant you could go hold that little boy of yours already too!!! He's so perfectly adorable and even better- he's officially part of your family!!! I just want to tell everyone!

Ramona

Lorie said...

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!

Lorie

Mummy to Xavier

Julia said...

It's been a long time coming baby!

So freaking excited for you guys & Ade.

Shannon said...

How wonderful! Congratulations!!!

lyndsey&kevin said...

yup!!!!! a VERY happy day!!!!!! AGAIN CONGRATS!!!!

Karen said...

YAHOOOOOO!!!!!!!!! SO HAPPY FOR YOU!!! FINALLY!

Stephanie said...

Sooo happy for you!! Thaks for giving me some hope!

Steph :-)

Danmeri said...

I too have stalked your blog all these long months and never commented until today - I'm thrilled for you and Yvan and Ade, Rana! Warmest, hugest congratulations!
- Dani :)

The Gaboury's said...

Congratulations Rana and Yvan to your new addition to your family.
Debbie

Gabrielle said...

chills throughout my body as I read your news. Congratulations, Rana and Yvan! He is adorable!

shauna said...

Oh Happy, Happy Happy day!!! This is such wonderful news!!!! Yayyyy for you,Yvan and Ade officially becoming a family! .....and what a cute little son you have I must say! I can't wait until he is here in your arms forever!!!!!

Jillian said...

Hooray!!!! So excited for you both! No actually, I'm excited for all 3 of you!!!

stephanie said...

Oh my, he's simply delicious! And those lashes! To die for! Congratulations!!

Wiebe Family said...

Congratulations Rana! That is really great news!

Tammy said...

Like I said on facebook.........
YAYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!

hazel said...

WHHEEEEEE!!! I am so very happy for you guys and so happy for your son that he won't be in the fosterhome much longer.

When I told Biset the great news this morning, she stopped drinking her bottle to stare at me quizzically as I'm positive she recognized his name.

Much love to your family of three :-D

Janice said...

Woohooooooooooo!!!

Congrats. to you two new parents. This is just such amazingly wonderful news. His eyes are just so darn cute.

I'm so happy for you. Truly.

You had me worried, I thought the court date had come and gone and there was no news... I was mixed up I guess.

hotflawedmama said...

HOLY AWESOMENESS!!!! What a fantastic day!!! When will you travel? I'd push for June 23-July 2nd then we can meet. :) So exciting! Enjoy your new son!!!!!!

Curvy Runner said...

He has eyes that just smile and shine-WOW! So happy for your family. Start packing! (Ok, I know it is a few weeks til then but still- a MOM has to prepare!)

Carolyn said...

As I have said already Congrats!!! Adam and I are thrilled for you both. You are now one step closer to being home with your boy! PEI is cheering for you!


Carolyn

Janna said...

WOOHOOO!!!!!!! That's the best news I've heard in a while! You're getting closer & closer to the end of this part of the journey & to the beginning of your family together forever! Yay!

Karen said...

What wonderful news! Congratulations!!!

Nicole Bellefleur said...

OMG... This brought tears to my eyes... CONGRATULATIONS!!! I'm so happy for your family!!!

Nicole in PEI

Sarah said...

This is the best news I've heard in the whole month of May. Soooo excited for you. What a little sweetheart that boy is!

Congratulations and can't wait to read more about your.... son!

:)

The Better Good said...

Rana and Yvan, I don't even know what to say. This is so huge!! I am so happy that you are a family. YOU HAVE A SON!!!!!!!!CONGRATULATIONS MAMA!!!!!!!!!!!
I'll talk to you soon!

Laura

Gaunt Family said...

I just got up and did that happy dance I have been promising. YAHOOOOOOO! You're going to Africa, baby!

Mrs Changstein said...

Congratulations! Although I've never commented, I've been waiting waiting to see what the outcome of court was! I've been following your blog since 2008 when we started our adoption process also! Hope your travel paperwork happens quickly! Blessings on you all!
Cindy

emily and mike said...

Sitting here crying.... SO happy for you! FINALLY! Wow, he is your son now and nothing can ever change that. You guys are so close to having him in your arms.
Congrats again and again!

Corrie said...

Very happy for your Rana!!! Hoping for a speedy visa! Can't wait to see a picture of you holding your precious son.

Anonymous said...

Happy tears for you tonight! A huge congratulations to you and Yvan - officially and forever - Ade's mommy and daddy! Yahooooooo!
xo,
Jen D

shannon said...

Alright !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

This sure beats the buns, even if they made my mouth water.

Holy smoke can he really be that cute !!!!!!!!!!!
and that's with cropped pictures.

No one should ever have to wait as long as you all have been for this court madness, I am sure you will be more grateful than anyone who;s process was "fast "

What a night !!!!!!!!!!!!
Enjoy every second

So come on VISA !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Shannon

cK said...

HURRAY! CONGRATS ON THE NEW ADDITION!

"A little baby small and sweet,
Has come to make your lives complete"

He is precious!

The Warren Family said...

OMG!!! I have been thinking of you both the last few days and wondering how you made out in court. We all know you have been waiting for this moment for soooooooo long. I am beyond happy for you!! Yahhhh, what amazing news!

Melissa said...

YAAYAYAYAYAYAYAY!!!!

Congratulations!

Nif said...

HOOOOORAYYY!!! SO happy for you guys!!!!! Hopefully the visa is through ASAP! Nif

Lisa, Pierre, Marika,Karelle, Yakim and Tarik said...

Congrats from our family as well !!!! Enjoy every minute and can't wait to see you with your son in your arms !!!

carolyn said...

That's the most fantastic news! Finally the end is in sight and wee Ade will be in your arms very soon.

Congratulations!!!

Carolyn & wee William

boltupright said...

well, that was definitely tear-worthy. Those EYES!! I think you are in trouble, I detect some serious mischief there. ;)

Congrats again to you & Yvan!!

Rebecca said...

FINALLY!!! CONGRATS!!!! This is the most wonderful news. I am so happy for you. And he is beautiful!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Julie said...

WOOOO HOOOOOOO!!!!

Ricki said...

WHHOOOOOPPPPEEEEE!!!!!!! And seriously? I'm the 65th comment??? Wow! I am soooo excited/anxious to see those first pictures of your family of 3 finally together!!!

leslie said...

Contratulations!!!!!!!! I would love to see what all those cute little parts look like together.

passmycoffee said...

Oh Happy, Happy day! Congratulations!!

andrea said...

What amazingly fabulous, wonderful, happy, happy news (I was getting a little axious as the days since the 30th ticked by!). I am so happy for you guys and thrilled to see a glimpse of you little man!! Woo hoo!! A

Anonymous said...

YahoOOOOOOOOO!!!!!! Congratulations and finally. finally .

shirley
xo

Lizzard said...

YAY!!!!! So happy for you all!

Kari --- said...

OMG! OMG OMG OMG!!!!! YAY!!!!!!! SO glad to hear this amazing news!!! It won't be long and Ade will be in your arms forever!!!!!!!!!!

Heidi said...

Oh Rana! He's absolutely beautiful. His eyes look so happy. Now for a picture of all three of you together. I can't wait to see that one.

Heidi

RyanS said...

Congratulations!!!!!!

candice said...

I am so happy for all three of you! Congratulations! I hope the the wait for travel is smooth and fast.
Candice

Dana said...

SOOOOO Happy for your family!

rebekah said...

Oh my oh my oh my. I am also posting for the first time, (I think). Came over from Julie.

I am seriously going to have some champagne for you - all I know is you've waited more than your fair share and that deserves extra toasting!

I hope to be there along with hotflawedmama - so maybe we'll all have a pizza together!

Lindsey said...

CONGRATS!!! That is awesome news!

Christine said...

OMG, thank goodness you finally passed!!! I am so happy for all of you. I love every photo! Congratulations, little family!

CHEPA said...

ahhhhhh!!!!! yay yay yay ! the biggest congratulations to you, i am so absolutely happy foryou! whoohoo!! darci :)

YukonAnni said...

BEAUTIFUL!!!
I'm so happy for you =)

Lisa Brooks said...

Congratulations Rana and Yvan! What great news to hear you passed court and little Ade is finally yours!!!!! I will continue to pray for all three of you that the rest of your journey goes smoother and you will have him in your arms soon. :)
Lisa

Cindy said...

HUGE Congratulations!!

Anonymous said...

I am so absolutely thrilled for you. You guys have had such a long hard road, I pray that it's super quick now and you have that s
special little guy home soon L. Galloway

Jennifer said...

Congratulations!!

Single PAP said...

*tears* congrats!!!

Kendra said...

Congratulations Rana and Yvan! He looks like a little charmer.

I am so happy to hear that you are officially a family and hope the visa is issue quickly so you can all be together.

Jodi Campeau said...

CONGRATULATIONS RANA and YVAN!!! We are sooooo happy for you. You gave me shivers! I knew your day was coming!! So when is this joyous reunion/meeting happening? I will keep praying for you guys!! You made it!!!

Rowan Fmaily said...

This is so amazing!!!!!!!!!!!!!

We're so very happy for you!! After all this time.........

Nicky and Jrock

Claudia said...

been on holiday, so only just seen this - I'm just so, so, so, so, so delighted for you. What an amazing thing. Just wonderful, wonderful news!!!

Megan said...

YEAH!!!! Congratulations!!!!!!