February 7, 2018
I can’t believe I’m blogging about my son’s SECOND BIRTHDAY, which was yesterday! How crazy is that? I know it’s said over and over again, but I seriously cannot figure out for the life of me where the time goes!
We aren’t big birthday party people, especially at the age that Lincoln’s at right now. I just have a hard time seeing the point in them just yet, so it’s an expense that I’d rather allocate elsewhere. We’ll revisit when he’s three or four – kind of like how we did with Austyn! However, I definitely wanted Lincoln to feel special – and most of all CELEBRATED – which is just what we did! We shared cupcakes and presents, and of course sang “Happy Birthday” to our Buddy!
In honor of Lincoln’s big day, here’s an update of some of his favorite things, and how he has grown…
Son, I am so thankful that God has entrusted ME to be your Mommy. I feel undeserving of the joy you bring me every day. It’s a delight to wake up to those big blue eyes of yours, knowing that there is so, so much in store! I cannot wait to see what your third year of life brings…the boy you will become, and how God will use you in amazing ways! I still feel completely unprepared to be a “boy mom”, but thank goodness grace abounds. I pray that I (along with your Daddy) am able to model strength, courage, dignity, kindness, respect, and love for you to witness as you grow. You are so special, and loved more than you will ever know! Happy Birthday, Buddy Bear!