Friday, October 1, 2010

Maggie says " mama" !!

Last Friday, Maggie looked at me and said "mama" when I gave her a sippy cup of juice.  Then on Saturday, she did it again.  I tried not to get my hopes up, because she has said other words before and then never again.  But, she has never called me mama.
Then today, she reached up her arms to me and said " mama - mama" very clear and plain !! Oh my goodness - the world stopped for a second !  Maggie is talking and her first words are mama - mama !!
All day today, she has reached for me and said "mama" and she cried after her bath and wanted "mama". 
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Do you hear my heart about to explode with happiness ?


Aaron and Erica said...

Oh WOW!!! I'm not sure if I have ever commented on your blog before but I just had to this time and all I can think to say is WOW!! What a perfect gift from our Heavenly Father...her first words were Mama! Rejoicing with you...


Courtney said...

What a precious moment. She is getting so big. I love her little cherry dress.

Debbie said...

I know exactly how you are feeling! Ethan is calling me Mama now too (on his own). It's the most precious sound. I love it!
Enjoy every second. :-)

Julie said...

That is so precious!!!!

Waiting For Bella said...

Honestly...I'm crying!!! I am sooo happy for Maggie!! For all of you!! I know this means soo much to you all. Thanking God this morning for an answer to our prayers...Maggie speaks!! Praise God!!

sweet momma luv u said...


I am so sooooo very excited for you! There is nothing like hearing those words from your babe's mouth. She is too cute for words!

I pray that she will continue to share all of those lovely words with you and yours.

The first time they say I love you is just amazing! In Jon Jon's words " I wuv you!"


Kelley said...

HOORAY FOR MAGGIE!!!! I know you have to be so proud, and so overjoyed!

Nancy said...

I remember the exact moment Tess said mama, this summer on the couch, she just looked at me and said it, patting my chest. It was 2 months shy of her 3rd bday. HUGE deal. HUGE tears (from me) It is a big stepping stone for our delayed speech kiddos!
And have I mentioned how really gorgeous that girl is? She is!
Nancy-of the crazy 8s

In the morning, O Lord, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait in expectation. Psalm 5:3
We have a daughter !!!!!!
Maggie Caroline was born Oct. 29, 2008.
She is in the SWI of Gaozhou City,China.
Guangdong Province)