Andrea and Libby

I have learned from adopting my daughter that I am capable of loving much more then I had ever imagined.


What did you learn from your mother about being Taiwanese? 妳從妳母親那兒學到甚麼是一個台灣人?)

My mother is not Taiwanese, nor am I. My beautiful daughter is Taiwanese. I hope to teach her great pride in her heritage.

Tell us about one of your earliest memories of your mother. (妳對母親最早的記憶是甚麼?)

I remember my Mother always teaching me that I could do anything as long as I tried.

What is the most important thing you have learned from your daughter? (妳從母親/女兒學到的最重要的是甚麼?)

I have learned from adopting my daughter that I am capable of loving much more then I had ever imagined.

Tell us about the ways that your daughter makes you proud. (妳母親/女兒讓你感到驕傲的是甚麼?)

My daughter makes me proud every day. She has a caring heart and a compassionate spirit. She shows joy easily, and brings cheer to those around her.

Tell us about how your daughter inspires you. (妳的母親/女兒如何激勵妳?)

My daughter inspires me to be the best Mother and best person I can be. I want to teach her that she is full of promise and possibilities.

As time has gone on, how has your relationship with your daughter changed? (隨著年歲的增長,妳們母女關係有怎麼樣的變化?)

My baby is growing up. She is becoming more independent. Sometimes that makes me sad, but I know my job is to teach her and prepare her for the world.

What is one thing that you would like daughter to know? (有那件事是妳希望讓妳的母親/女兒知道的?)

I want her to know that she is stronger than she thinks, that she can tackle anything she puts her mind to. I want her to remember to let her light shine to the whole world and leave a positive mark with her life. Most of all, I want her to know that I love her without measure.

Is there anything else you would like to share? (還有甚麼其他妳想和大家分享的關於妳母親/女兒的事?)

We adopted our daughter from Taiwan when she was 4 1/2 months old.

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