A letter to my son on his 9th birthday

me and my boy

My sweet boy, I can’t even believe we are here. NINE! That’s only one year away from double digits. Sometimes it seems like just yesterday your father and I were praying for a baby, and now here you are, a full-on kid. The years are short, my love. We’re now in an entirely different ball… [Read More]

A letter to my son on his eighth birthday

My sweet boy

My sweet boy, Today you are eight. I try to come to grips with it, but in my mind, I still want to imagine a little boy with chubby cheeks, toddling down the hallway. That’s not where we are. You are an athlete – basketball, baseball, soccer…you name it, you want to play it. This… [Read More]

A Birthday Letter to My 7 Year Old

baby a

You came in the bonus room for a second time, rubbing your eyes and complaining that you just couldn’t fall asleep. I walked you back to your room and crawled into bed with you. You scooted all the way over to make room for me. I snuggled up against your warm little body and felt… [Read More]

A letter to my son on his fourth birthday


My darling firstborn, It doesn’t seem possible that you are four years old. You are such a big boy now, yet still so very small.  I waited so very long for you to come into my life.  It seemed that day was always just out of reach.  I prayed so very hard. Now here you… [Read More]

A Letter to My Son on His Third Birthday

Funny boy

My darling Wonderbug, Oh how you’ve grown!  I cannot get my head around the fact that it’s been three years since you came into my life.  It seems like yesterday you were toddling around, muttering words and sounds.  Now you are a a full on boy who runs, jumps, sings, speaks in full sentences, asks… [Read More]

A Letter to My Son – Year Two

My darling Bug, I cannot begin to comprehend that it was just two years ago that you came into my life. Two years ago I heard your wondrous cry as you took your first breaths of life.  My son.  My firstborn. You have grown so much over the past year.  Everything about you seems to… [Read More]

A Letter to my Son

Dear Bug, A year ago today, my wish came true. I become a mother. After several years of tears and frustration, you came into my life. I am forever grateful. I cannot begin to tell you how much joy you have given to me and your father. You are such a wonder. Every day with… [Read More]