Thursday, July 31, 2008

Happy Birthday Big Boy

Dear John,

I can't believe that you are two now. I'm really going to try my best to no longer call you "Baby John". I can see you growing each day before my eyes into a little boy. You love all things ball. Anything that resembles a ball in the slightest must be thrown and thrown again. You love to sing, especially in the car. I don't quite understand what you are saying yet, but I can recognize the tune most of the time. And you love to imitate everything that your older sisters and brother do. If they run, you run. If they jump off the stairs, you jump. If they sneeze, well, you try to sneeze, too.

I love the boy that you are becoming. I love your energy and the spark in your eye (reminds me of your dad). I love your kisses and hugs that you give so generously. I love it that I never know how it is that you acquire your bumps and bruises- you are a tough guy. I love you John Lemuel Bird. Happy Birthday, son.

video

The only way we could get John to blow out the candle was to sing his favorite song.

First night in the big boy bed.

7 comments:

Duckygirl said...

Happy Birthday to the big boy!!! That video was absolutely adorable :)

-Laura

Tisha said...

Happy Birthday John! You are getting so very big. I also love your favorite song. :)

mom24 said...

Goodness -that's so cute! How appropriate is that song? WHat a wonderful age....can you believe how fast they grow?

Andrea

Mary@notbefore7 said...

WOW! That is a big move! Hope everything went smoothly - great shot!

Margie said...

Monica ~ it's so hard to believe John is two, and what an adorable little boy he's becoming! My precious great nieces and nephews are growing up SO fast! Thanks for sharing so much...this is such a great way to keep up with your family's happenings. Lots of love...

reprehriestless warillever said...

Happy birthday from an internet-admirer!

Saralyn said...

Your kids have the best middle names! Happy birthday to the littlest chick in the nest.