Six

Happy Birthday to you.

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Happy Birthday to you.

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Happy Birthday my little big girrrrll.

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 Happy Birthday to you.

 Six years ago today I became a mom. 
The most amazing, wonderful, challenging, rewarding, loving, dramatic change of my life.
I can hardly believe its been SIX years.
Crazy.
And because I sifted through more then a bazillion photos trying to pick just a few, and the birthday song is only so many lines….I have a few more to share:

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I oh so clearly remember the sleep deprivation.
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 And the day my grandma (who has since passed away) sent these to her for her 4th birthday.

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And when she used to be this size.

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And this size.
And when she turned five.
So I will keep myself together today and not bawl like a baby when I hear sappy county love songs about babies growing up, leaving, and all that nonsense. As far as I know they plan to stay with me forever, so those songs won’t apply to me. 
So there.
Happy Birthday baby girl.
I don’t care if your six or sixty, you’ll always be my baby.
(is that a sappy country song?? oh well.)
Luv,
mom.
And this is her a few months shy of her 2nd birthday:
 
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Comments

  1. says

    I know the feeling… My son’s first birthday is Saturday. I’ve been going through all of his old videos and pictures crying because he’s already so big. I can’t imagine six! My husband keeps reminding me that one day I’m going to have to let go. I told him that I’ll never have to because he’ll always be my baby boy.

    Argh… Now I’m crying again. 🙁

  2. says

    This is just heartwarming, Leesha! You’ll have to save this for your girl when she is older; such sweet words from her mama 🙂 Have fun celebrating your little lady!

    *Julie

  3. says

    WAAAA!! My fourth and last baby is turning one (today) and I’m all torn up about it. Happy birthday to your sweet girl – love the pictures, love the words.

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