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Birthday Letters


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 →


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 →


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 →


Dear Preston, Today you turn four years old. It seems like you were just born, but I can't remember life without you. You are the best gift your dad and sisters and I could ever receive. You are an affectionate little dude. You love kisses and hugs and sitting right close to me with no ... read more →

Dear Liliana, I am writing this nearly six months after your seventh birthday. I’m not exactly sure why it took me so long to write, but it’s probably because you’re so extraly special that I didn’t know how to fit everything into one post. You are kind, compassionate, thoughtful, inquisitive, intelligent, and sensitive. You are ... read more →