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Sunday, October 17, 2010

Half A Year.

henry6mos
18mos

30 mos

3 1/2

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4 1/2 years.
4 1/2
Well today, my Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle is 4 and a half. I offered to celebrate today with half cupcakes and H said that he'd rather not. Jello would be the perfect thing for his half birthday. So we had cherry red jello with dinner and we sang Happy Birthday because now he's four and a half.

Six months to age five. Whoa, now that's a big one.

Yesterday, I was moving some things around including this long, leafy plant that we have named "H's birth plant". It was gifted to us when he was born and it's grown leaps and bounds since then. Just like him.

M asked me when I'd get rid of it and I told her that when H moves out I'll give it to him.

H got serious and looked at me and asked, "Is that when I'll get a new mom?"

"Oh no, I'll always be your mom." I said. "Like, when you move out and get a wife."

He shook his head, came over and hugged me tight.

"I'm gonna live with you forever." He said.

And sometimes I think that maybe wouldn't be such a bad thing.

He'll change his mind. Probably 100 times over between now and when the time comes to spread his wings and leave this place but right here, right now, I am so thankful for my smiley faced boy who wants to live with me forever.

Happy Half a Year, sweet boy!

4 Comments:

Blogger Beth said...

So sweet that boy of yours! And he is looking more and more like T!

October 18, 2010 at 8:29 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oh H Happy 4 1/2 Birthday.
You are such a sweetie. I Love, Love, Love You. Growing so fast.

Hugs and kisses
Auntie Laurie

October 18, 2010 at 9:51 AM  
Blogger Megan said...

Happy 4 and a half dear H! Have loved watching you grow and turn into such a great little man. Lots of love from Michigan...

October 19, 2010 at 12:21 PM  
Anonymous Jes said...

Happy 1/2 Birthday H!!

October 21, 2010 at 9:22 AM  

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