Yesterday our sweet Hannah turned three. She was been so excited about her special day. For the last two weeks the first thing that she asked as I got her out of bed each morning was, “My birthday today??”. It was so nice to be able to say, “yes!”.
A year ago, I felt very aware of it being her first birthday with us. I was thinking a lot about Hannah’s birth parents, and what emotions that this time of year brings for them.
This year felt different. We again lit a candle in honor of Hannah’s birth parents, and I hope to always have that tradition. At the same time, she feels so completely “ours”.
I had just one passing moment of sadness when Z asked me what time Hannah was born. Of course we have no idea, and in reality have no idea what day she was actually born. It makes me sad that I don’t have all the answers.
I’m happy that I have some of the answers though. We were thrilled to make her morning with a bowl of “Dora” cereal.
We had all of our family over for Mexican food and cake, and watched her dance and prance around with all of her favorite people on “her” day.
We hugged her and sang to her as many times as she asked us to (it was a lot 🙂 ). Most importantly we had a day of joy, celebrating the day that Hannah was born into the world.
Happy 3rd Birthday sweet girl, we love you so much!!!!!
Happy birthday Hannah! Such a big girl!!!!
As I read your story about Hannah’s excitement about her birthday, I thought how perfect my children’s book would be for Hannah. The Number Fairy is about a little girl who just wanted to be 6 like all of her friends. On the eve before her birthday, she wishes to see a sign that she is 6 when she awakens on her birthday. When she awakens, there are 6’s hanging from all the doorways in her house. You can read about the book on the website — thenumberfairy.com — You can order it there or you can order it directly from me through my email. I do hope you will look at it — I think Hannah would love it. It is about the importance of a birthday — birthdays matter. — Joan
if, by “something dramatic,” Beilin means threatening israel with the hague (that is exactly what erekat implies) i’m all for it! why rudoren characterizes this as “largely symbolic” is beyond me. once it’s a done deal ( non member state status ) there’s no simple ‘reverse’ it as far as i know.
our current political class is far more callused, and far more avid for power, than any we have ever known I agree. Witness the Dems descriptions of tea partiers as extremists, Nazis, mobs, brown shirts, etc. These are middle Americans who have had enough, far from the college age Vietnam War protesters of yesterday. The tea parties I attended had a extremely diverse crowd by age, ethnicity, gender, etc. The Dems are cutting their own throats unless they plan on doing away with elections.
grazie marinaio, ci sarÃ² senz’altro al royal rumble. gli facciamo il mazzo, a sto giro.vai fiera, seia. alta sessuologia di livello.t’invidio un pocono no no, susanita. normalmente ti bussa a casa un nano vestito o da zorro o da uomo ragno (dipende dal tuo tipo di connessione) e ti avvisa con una canzoncina che il tuo blog preferito ha un nuovo post.
I think you’ve just captured the answer perfectly
I can’t agree more. I have found that some messages take years to prepare and you better not rush them either. It’s all about getting in sync with God.