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Birthday Letters

Fifteen

Dear Kaylie, Today you turn fifteen years old. Do you know what this means? Your dad and I have only three more years to mould you into a responsible adult, a functional member of society. So far so good, I think, but three years should be just enough time to finish the process, right? You ... read more →

nine

Dear Liliana, Today you turn nine years old. Nine! Wasn't I just writing your sixth birthday letter? Did you not just finish preschool? I've never met a person who loves life more than you do. You fill each day with as much joy as you can. You love your siblings. You are so excited when ... read more →

five

Dear Preston, Today you turn five years old. I can't believe that you, my son, are already five. My curly redhead. My boy. My baby. You are an early riser. You're not allowed out of your room before there's a seven on your clock and you're not allowed out of your bed until there's a ... read more →

Fourteen

Dear Kaylie, Today you turn 14 years old, which is completely weird. Though I guess every year it will be weird that you are the age you are, since you're my first child; you're my guinea pig. I hope you don't mind. You graduated from Grade 8 a few weeks ago and you start high ... read more →

Eight

Dear Liliana, Happy eighth birthday! We are so blessed to have you as part of our family. You have never been boring for a single moment in your life. You are a firecracker, and we love you for that. You are a compassionate girl. You even care about bugs; you don't want them squished or ... read more →