Monday, October 21, 2013

Happy Birthday Jake

It's my babies birthday.  He's not such a baby anymore.  Every time I look at him I think he has gotten bigger and seems older then he did the day before.  Watching kids grow up brings on so many emotions.  I love watching him learn and grow, but I also want to bottle up the innocent child I have and keep him this way forever!



I asked him what he wanted to do for his birthday.  He's been invited to a few parties - and I told him he could have a party with his friends if he wanted.  His reply to me was - "I just want to do something with my family - spend the day with you, dad and Sam."

So that is exactly what we did. Mike and I both took the day off. Went to lunch, went bowling, played with his presents, his new Legos, ate cake - whatever he wanted to do today he got. 

I've enjoyed every minute I've had with this boy.  He made me a mother - he turned me into who I am supposed to be.  I love this boy to death. 

On the way to school I told him I was going to interview him and asked him a few questions.  Here are his answers below. 


Name - Jake Latimer

Age - 6

Favorite Color - Red

Favorite Food - Pizza and Pears

Favorite Activity - Playing with my brother

Who do you look forward to seeing the most at school? Centers (they move from group to group working on different activities)

What scares you? - Black Widows - (he had an encounter with one this week - traumatized all of us!)

Happy Birthday Jake!  

6 comments:

Polly said...

I love him too. he's such a special little boy. glad I get to be a part of his life!

whit said...

Happy Birthday little man! Love this boy so much!

Lynn said...

He is an adorable boy!!! Yes it would be nice to bottle up that sweetness. My *baby* turns 15 in a month. While he still has his moments, I'm not loving the teenage hormones!!

So glad you enjoyed the day.

Empty Closet Quilting said...

What a handsome birthday boy! It sounds like your family had a lovely celebration.

Brooke Iverson said...

Handsome little guy!
Ps. Black widow encounter? Do tell!

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