Monday, April 06, 2009

TANTALIZING TATE

Just a quick note....

Introducing....

Bo Yu ZHU (sp???)

To be know as Tate Solfrid (Chinese name) (Our last name)



She is living in the PoYang SWI in the Jiangxi Provence.

She was born on August 13 2008.... Almost 8 months old!

Can hardly breathe.


I will have the actual pictures tomorrow but have a fax copy of 4 grinning lots of hair photos!!!


More details to follow.....

126 comments:

Donna said...

OMG...so happy for you, Lisa! Can't wait to see your little one's face!

Julie said...

Oh my g0sh - a baby!

Can't wait to hear all the details.

You're a momma, you're a momma!

You're awesome!

Mendy said...

Oh, can't wait to see pictures! Congratulations!
Mendy
twlp and RQ poster

cheepette8 said...

Congratulations!

Jennie said...

YAY!!! Finally! I am so happy for you! Ruthie is from Jiangxi Province, too. YAY!!

4dogs said...

Let me be the first to day congrats! I have stalked ☺ your blog from links on other's blogs...I have a Jiangxi girl too! Happy your day has finally come!

Joan said...

Whew... So happy for you and Tate. Can't wait to see her!

Joan.

Diana said...

CONGRATULATIONS!!!
I am so happy for you:)

Jboo said...

So happy for you!! Congratulations!

Janet

Stephe said...

OMG, I am so happy for you!! Breathe, girl Breathe! I can't wait to see your adorable little Tate!!! (so young too!) Hugs. Stephe & Giorgia

Catherine said...

YAY!!!! Tate has arrived and oh my, she hurried to her mama! She's SO young!!! What a wonderful treat for you!

Wheee...lots of hair and a ready smile! WHEEE!!!!

Beyond thrilled for you!! Praising God for the arrival of your baby girl!

Cannot wait to see her pics!!!

Congratulations Mommy!!!

Ginny said...

Bring on the hairbows! Congratulations to you both. I'm glad she is a Jiangxi girl so is Riley although different orphanages.
Let the celebrating begin. You've crossed the first finish line in the race to bring her home.
You've handled the wait far better than I would have.
Now... I'll be waiting anxiously to see her picture.
I'm so happy for you and Tate both.
You are both so very lucky.

Suzie said...

Congratulations Lisa!!! How does if feel to be a mama??? Can't wait to see her smiling, head full of hair face :o)

Susie said...

I can't believe I missed your post for one whole hour. I have refreshing your page all morning long!!! I am so happy for you Lisa. I can't wait to see her. Congratulations Lisa!!!!

Julia said...

Oh, she's so young! I'm so happy for you and Tate, I can't wait to see her. :-)

Jenn said...

Oh my-such a young one!!! Absolutely thrilled for you! Can't wait to see pics!

Tiffany said...

I am SO happy for you! Can't wait to see pics! Can you believe you got a tiny little baby? Congrats!!! Let's celebrate!!!

Tiffany

Stacey said...

YIPEE!!!! I'm so happy for you and Tate! It's about time!

Jessica said...

CONGRATS! OMG, I'm so excited, I've been checking all day to see if you got the information today! I'm so happy for you! Enjoy the journey! You are an amazing mom!

Lisa~~ said...

Oh my gosh Lisa, I'm so excited for you!!! Congratulations Mama!!

Sue said...

Congratulations - can't wait to see the pics.

Marina said...

Yay.

I've been (quietly) reading your blog for a couple of years now and can't believe that today is finally THE day...

Congratulations! And what a tiny one she is...just 8 months old!

a Tonggu Momma said...

Oh, my gosh! Congratulations, Lisa! And Poyang/ Boyang? That's where the Tongginator's bestest friends Cinnamon and Spice are from!!!!! So happy for you... and excited for this pseudo-connection. (It's a pretty small orphanage.)

Special K said...

Congratulations! What an amazing day!

Shannon said...

8 months old!!!!! OH MY GOODNESS!!! You are in trouble!! =)
Congratulations!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

chris said...

fantstic news. looking forward to the photos.

Michelle said...

Yes, yes, yes... I am so excited to hear that you got to see your little Tate!

Congratulations mommy!!!!

Waiting for Hazel said...

Lisa,

YAHOO! Congratulations. I can't wait to see the pictures.

Beth

Ani said...

So happy for you!!!!! My little man has an August 11 birthday :) such a special month!

Can't wait for pics.
Congratulations Mommy!!!!

Anonymous said...

wow- soooooooooo excited for you- she is beautiful!!!

Anonymous said...

wow- soooooooooo excited for you- she is beautiful!!!

Anonymous said...

That was my comment - Leanne

dimplesanddumplings said...

Congratulations!!! My youngest was not-quite-8-months at referral -- a Jiangxi baby too. I hope the time flies between now and when you hold your daughter in your arms! You've waited so long! ~ Gayle, mom to two sweet babies, who are now 8yo and 6yo!

Kristin said...

Congratulations!

Susan said...

Oh, my! You finally know what your daughter looks like! Okay, so it's a faxed copy of picture, but it's really YOUR Tate. Congratulations on your referral. I can't wait to hear and see more.

The Brown Family said...

I am so happy for you! I just checked on the Red Thread Maps site...it looks like PoYang (aka BoYang) is about the same distance north of Nanchang that Kai's orphanage(Ningdu) was south of Nanchang.

I can't wait to see her pictures! And hair :)

Love
Kim

Amy said...

Congrats & cute name!

Michelle said...

I'm sitting here by the pool with Kayce and Mary Mia and we have been checking my phone every 20 minutes to see if you had heard anything. SCREAM!!!!! Congratulations! Can. Not. Wait. To see pictures. So excited for you!

Liz and Ava said...

Congratulations! So happy for you. Can't wait to see her sweet face!

Shelba said...

Congratulations!!! Can't wait to see her face!

HuluMama said...

Congratulations!!!

Kimberly said...

Congratulations!! Can't wait to see pictures. My daughter (Bo Di) is from Poyang too. We adopted her last September and have just celebrated six months together. She is the joy of our lives, just as your daughter will be...

Get ready though-- our girl is definitely a spicy Jiangxi baby!! She definitely keeps us on our toes. z

Jacquie said...

Congratulations!!! Can't wait to see her little face!

Kimberly said...

My daughter hit the keyboard and my answer submitted before I had a chance to say... the Poyang Fmilies Yahoo group is really nice & there are some links on my blog to info about the orphanage. It's so exciting seeing your daughter's face at long last & I'm sure you are busily researching her home province and the SWI. :-)

Polar Bear said...

So little!!! I'm so happy for you Lisa!!!! Congratulations!!!! I can't wait to see her picture!!!

Chrissy, said...

Bring on the pic's!!! Yea!!! I'm so happy for you! :)

Chrissy, said...

Bring on the pic's!!! Yea!!! I'm so happy for you! :)

Leanne said...

So Happy for you ! Can't wait to see a picture of your little Princess. Congrats Mommy

simply t said...

Congratulations! I am so happy for you & can't wait to see that cute lil' mug of hers!

Briana's Mom said...

Congratulations!!! I am so happy for you! Can't wait to see piccies!!!

~K said...

Congratulations Lisa & Tate!!!

Soooo very happy for you!! Can't wait to see her smiling face!

Ohhh such a happy day in our little corner of the world... 4 Jiangxi babies... Incredible :o)

Celebrate Mama!!!

Luna said...

OMG!!!! She is so young!!!!!! I can't wait to see her pictures!!!!!
I'm so happy for you, mama!! You're a MAMA!!!!! WOO-HOO!!

Tracy said...

Hip Hip Horray!

Lost and Found said...

YIPEE! Congrats. Can't wait to see pics.

M3 said...

Whoohoooooooooooooooooo! So excited for you!! Michelle and I were at the pool and she read us your news from her tiny little handheld. We were all so thrilled. Congratulations.

Susan Broberg said...

Hoooooooooray! It finally has happened for you. Can't wait to see the pictures. If you want me to 'analyze' her Chinese name, let me know. (I'll do it for free for you, of course...check it out at http://chinesenameanalysis.blogspot.com

Susan

Vadzemnieks Family Blog said...

Congratulations!!! Whoo Hoo!! I know your soo excited. So young too, how wonderful. Can't wait to see pictures of her.

Susan Broberg said...

Oh by the way, Emma is also from Jiangxi province...and was 8 months old at time of adoption. These next couple of months are busy, busy, exciting and painful...cuz now you have a face and picture to love and to miss!

Susan

Chris and Deb said...

I am so excited for your Lisa!! Ca n't wait to see pictures tomorrow!! Sweet dreams tonight!! :):):)

OziMum said...

OH LISA! I'M SO SO HAPPY FOR YOU!!!

8 months old?!!! What a youngin'!!

HUGE CONGRATULATIONS to you Mama! Wonderful wonderful news!

Can't wait to see her face!

Doreen said...

WOW!!!! CONGRATS! Wanna see that face!!!

Doreen in Montreal single mom to Faith-Jiangxi & Mia-Sichuan

Tabitha said...

soooo exciting! I can't wait!

Deb said...

I'm so excited for you! Lots of hair, huh? My Jiangxi girl was bald! Can't wait to see her pictures!!!!!!

Joannah said...

Big congratulations to you, new mommy!!!

Donna -N- Andrew said...

Congtulations!
Donna

Gracencameronsmomy said...

CONGRATS!!!!!!!

MotherMotherOcean said...

Mazel tov!

Half Gaelic, Half Garlic! said...

Oh my word....CONGRATULATIONS!!! Can't wait to see those 4 grinning lots of hair PHOTOS!!

What an exciting day...I could not be happier for you:)

Lisa

Yen973 said...

Congratulations! Can't wait to see her pictures. Now the next 2 months will fly by as you get everything ready to go!
Dana
dd Shealin Fuling

Red Sand said...

Oh my goodness!! Congrats!!

emilylinda said...

Congratulations!!!!!! Our neighbors just got their call as well. Happy traveling..probably together:)

Alyson and Ford said...

You have a baby, baby... a really young baby!! Congratulations!! Can't wait for the pictures!!

Alyzabeth's Mommy for Six Months!

Marla said...

Congrats to you!!! Can't wait to see pics!

Kayce said...

Ohhhh Lisa!! Congratulations!! I spent the day with M3, Wella and Michelle and you were the topic of conversation between us all!! Can not wait to see Tates face!! Hugs to you my friend! Congratulations!!

Johnny said...

A long awaited congrats to you!

3D said...

Congratulations!!! I am so happy for you!

Keep smilin!

PIPO said...

At last! I am so happy for you and can't wait to 'meet' Tate.

Tawni said...

Huge HUG here!! I am beyond thrilled for you! Can't wait to see her little mug!

Kim said...

Congratulations!!!

I can't wait to see your precious daughter!

Kim

Sarah said...

CONGRATULATIONS!!! Can't wait to see your precious and long prayed for Tate!!

Donna said...

Congratulations! I can hardly wait to see your little Tate!

Donna
Our Blog: Double Happiness!

Julie said...

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!

can't wait to see pictures - I'm sure she will be adorable!!!

K said...

Holy Moly, you are going to need that crib after all! Congratulations! Do you need any help getting back up off the floor? I'm sure you must have fainted dead away...LOL!

Michelle said...

At long...long...long...long last! Congratulations, Lisa! Can't wait to see her phase and follow along on this most incredible journey to your precious Tate.

Dale said...

Congatulations Lisa! You are one lucky momma and you deserve it. She is sooo tiny, yippee!! All the best, Dale LID 5/24/06

Colleen said...

OH MY GOD!!!!! Hannah is from that orphanage! Oh Lisa - they are sooo wonderful! I can tell you so much. I am so happy for you! Congratulations. Lets chat when you wrap your head around everything.

mares said...

Congratulations!! I can't wait to see the referral pictures of your spicy girl (a nickname for Jiangxi babies-you'll hear it alot). We have a Bo baby from Poyang SWI, Jiangxi Province too! Her name is Maisie Bo Ling Xiao and her birthdate is 4-28-08. Our LID was 2-20-06, and we traveled in February.
Best wishes for a safe trip and smooth adjustment.

Snugglebug Mama said...

Yeah - Congratulations, can't wait to see her sweet face!!!

Sarah's proud Mama said...

CONGRATULATIONS!!!! I'm so excited for you! I can't wait to see her photo! Another Jiangxi soon to be local girl!
Robin

Heidi said...

Lisa! I am so totally excited for you! I can't wait to see Tate's little face! Congratulations!!!!

Marji said...

You have your own YuYu !!!!! Your own YuYu!!!!! Do you know how lucky that is!!!! Your own angel YuYu. There are no better children in the world than the YuYus. YuYus RULE!!!!!

Happy Happy Hanson family, Marji, Ellie, YuYu, Mimi and Nora

Abby's Mom said...

Wow! Congratulations Mama! Can't wait to see little Tate's smiling face!!!!

Anonymous said...

So excited for you!She's a itty bitty one...how sweet is that. I too have a Jiangxi sweetheart all the best!

Kim E

Allison said...

Oh, I am so relieved! I am not even adopting from China (domestic program), but I follow all you ladybug mommas through the Salsa blog and I have been reading about Tate for months and months. So excited for you and thrilled that your wait is almost really over.

amy said...

what an awessome post.congrats

rubyiscoming said...

I AM TICKLED FOR YOU!!!!!! AT LAST AT LAST AT LAST !!!!!!!

Rhonda said...

Congratulations!

Tana said...

She's GORGEOUS, Lisa! We are all so happy for you!!

KHM said...

AHHH - finally. Congratulations.

Kudo said...

Omygoodness 8 monts old!!! bread out the bottels you are a Mama I am so happy for you can't wait to see her beautiful little face congrats!

Anonymous said...

Okay- I need to see some posts about how you are feeling about new mommyhood?

Leanne

Circe said...

At long last, Tate is a tangible reality! She's so young! And now the wait is worth it. I'm so, so happy for you my hands were shaking when I clicked on your link!

Shelley said...

Ah - Miss Tate at last! I'm just brimming with happiness for you. Can't wait to meet your little sweetheart.

Congrats Mama!

Marmee said...

Congratulations Lisa!! I'm so happy you finally have your referral!

I'm sorry I wasn't there to run to LV for your referral and to scan it in on the computer, you know I would have!

Eileen said...

Congratulations! Can't wait to see the photos!!!!

mama hen said...

OMG. . . Such great news. Congratulations. My Libby Doodle Doo is from Poyang. When you have a chance to breathe, send me an email and I'd be happy to tell you about the SWI.

Theresa

Shelley said...

Congrats Mama! Can't wait to see your daughter's face!

Shannon said...

YAY!!! HAPPY DANCE!! I've been stalking your blog the last couple days waiting for this news. Congrats Momma!!

S.Wise said...

A huge congratulations to you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Erin said...

She is so young! I am so happy and excited for you Lisa! Wow!

Pug Mama said...

aggghhhhhhh!!! CONGRATS!!!!
Can you believe it - I was an emotional wreck yesterday - WHAT A DAY!!!
Now bring on so pictures of Tate!!!

Ladybugsmom said...

Our little one is also from Poyang...she had amazing care and the people at the SWI were awesome. Can't wait to see photos.
http://www.ladybughappenings.blogspot.com
Come join our yahoo group..I organized a drive to get warm clothes for the some 100 babies at poyang and may have a photo of your little one.

Emily, Mel and Ellie Lu

DawnS said...

Just over from M3's blog to say congratulations!!! Yay so exciting - can't wait to see adorable photos!!!!

Wendy said...

Congratulations!

ingeborg said...

Yippiii - finally Lisa! We are all so incredibly happy for you!!!!!!

love,
From us at Nesodden

Carolyn said...

Congratulations!!!

Foxy 4 said...

Congratulations that's great. You deserve it. We are excited to meet her. Love you

Sandy said...

So very happy for you! Now c'mon Momma and post that picture! Some of us are going nuts waiting for you (smile)!

Samantha said...

I am so very happy for you!!!!!! Bo babies are amazing!!!!! My daughter Lilly Spent her first 9 months there and was very well cared for! Congratulations!!!!!

Lisa said...

CONGRATULATIONS!!! I'm sooo thrilled for you. Don't you just feel like you've won an acadmey award for hanging in there? Can't wait to see pictures.

(((hugs)))
Lisa in Canada

wendy said...

FINALLY! I am SOOO happy for you!

(Tana's friend Wendy--we met at an adoption picnic a couple of years ago)

lora said...

Congrats, Congrats, Congrats!! I can't believe how long I have been waiting for this post!! (no comparison to you, I know) So happy for you.
I can't wait to see her face!!
lora

our treasures said...

she is so beautiful. Poyang takes awesome care of the children. Our daughter is from the same SWI.

Stephanie said...

Ah! She's smiling! So rare in a referral picture. You are one lucky Mom!!

Karen and Jon said...

Absolutely adorable!!!!! And she shares my birthday so I'll be she is feisty Leo :)

Lisa said...

I can't believe I missed your big news!!!! She is toooooo cute! I am super excited for you and can't wait to follow your trip to China!

Congrats!!!

Lisa :)