31 JanButterfly birthdays.
This month we celebrated not just one, but four Butterfly birthdays. It was a month of celebration, joy and good times. Happiness filled each room in our home and there was music to be heard from morning til night.
Julie turned seven years old. We cannot believe she is now seven. When she first arrived, so frail and sick we could not imagine what the next week would hold for her, let alone looking further than that. Now here she is over two years later, continuing to defy all medical expectations. We cannot wait to see what her future holds.
Charles also celebrated his birthday this month. He turned four years old and we were delighted to spend another birthday by his side. His ayis were more than happy to spoil him on his special day with his favourite foods and songs. Everyday we get to spend with Charles is a blessing, but we hope one day he will celebrate with his forever family by his side.
We also celebrated Jesse’s 9th birthday this month. In such a short life, Jesse has touched so many hearts. We are grateful for his “other” family, Mifan Mama in Shanghai who looked after him so well in his early years. Back in the Butterfly Home, he continues to be showered with love and affection from his caring ayis who are his number one fans. We do not know how many more birthdays we will be lucky enough to celebrate by Jesse’s side, so on his special day we celebrated in style with a big party and a delicious cake.
Orin also celebrated his birthday this month. Although he is in foster care we still recognised his birthday and celebrated him from afar. Orin turned two this month and we hope he will be in the arms of his forever family for his next birthday!
We love celebrating our children and birthdays are the perfect excuse for celebrations! We are so excited to see what this year has in store for each of these precious children. Keep up to date with more Butterfly news on our social media pages.