Today you’re three

me and my son

Dear Son,

Today you are three years old. It’s hard for me to believe it has already been three whole years since you joined us. You have brought so much joy and light into our lives. You’re funny. You’ll do just about anything for a laugh. You’re charming. That grin where you wrinkle your nose and squint your eyes is so very cute (but I’m on to you). You’re silly. You love to stand on your head and look at things, or use the wrong end of the binoculars to view your world. You’re sweet. There’s nothing better than hugs and kisses from you.

You are my little buddy. We’re together day after day, just the two of us until daddy gets home from work. You’re my constant companion. You keep me company. You want me to play cars all the time. You stand in my chair and run cars on my head while I type away at the computer. You give the best nose rubs and hugs. I hope you always have a special place in your heart for mommy.

You love to help. I hope you’ll love helping with your little brother. I don’t quite think you understand yet what it means. And I hope that it only brings you joy when we arrive home with him just days after your birthday. You and your brother will be exactly 3 years, 1 day apart. But I hope that you’ll always be good buddies.

I love you so much, little buddy. That will never change, even as we move into a new dynamic with our family. Happy 3rd birthday, little man. I cherish these years with you. I hope you do, too.

Always,

Mama

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4 Responses
  1. Everyday Mama (1 comments.) says:

    Happy Birthday to your little one! You’re right he is adorable. Can’t wait to meet your newest addition!! Hugs to you :)
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  2. sukhjit (1 comments.) says:

    What a cute story! I love this b’day wish! Looking forward to reading more adventures from you and your family!

  3. statia (3 comments.) says:

    Hold on tight, Mama. Three is an interesting one. Thankfully, you’ll have the newborn blur to help you forget.

  4. Sondra (5 comments.) says:

    So sweet. Brought tears to my eyes. Congrats to Big Brother. Can’t wait to see the four of you all together.
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