Friday, April 24, 2015

To Gavin on your (almost) 6th birthday!

Dear Gavin:

Where has the time gone?  How has it been 6 whole years since I held you as a teeny tiny baby?  Since you gave me the best gift in the world...being a mommy!  How are you almost half as tall as I am and almost as strong?  I remember the day you were born and have so many fond memories of you as a baby.  It seems like yesterday when you would sit on my lap at naptime and let me rock you to sleep.  Now, I can barely pick you up!  I think you get bigger every day! I have so enjoyed watching you grow up, and every year is my "favorite"!  I am moved to tears (sobs) when I think about how much I love you and how very proud I am of you!  You are an exceptional boy, and quite possibly the sweetest, smartest, most handsome, funniest, most good natured little boy I know.  You inspire and motivate me.  You are a wonderful son, brother, grandson, and nephew.  I can't wait to watch you grow up because I know it's inevitable.  I do hope as you grow that you don't stop grabbing my hand as we walk or calling me "mommy".  I love you, Gavin, and I always will.  I love you unconditionally no matter what. I hope you always know that.