I feel my age more when I celebrate my kids’ birthdays more than when I celebrate mine. When I look at the rapid pace of their growth, I am reminded more than ever of my mortality. Every growth spurt, milestone, outgrowing of clothes, etc. serve as my barometer of my “success” as a mother.
So now, I have a decade old daughter, which once seemed like a permanent fixture in my arms. But she will never outgrow my fragile mommy heart. I always pray for good health, and a sound mind that will enable her to hurdle the more challenging things in her life.
When you have a baby, it’s really like a top spinning, or time passing by in a whirl of colors. This is all the more true for the family of my cousin, Pam, her husband Chie, and their little Matteo. They’ve waited so long for this gift from God, and since he came last year, it’s like everything is being fast forwarded.
Much like your cousins, Ate Mischa and Ate Maxine, Matteo, you are a blessing to our family. Happy, happy birthday! We super enjoyed your Moana-themed party. Your hosts were so awesome! I love, love, love parties like these.
Your parents went through a lot for you to be here. Your turning one is definitely something to celebrate, and you are so worth the wait. Happy birthday Baby Luwit-wit!
Meet Khyzen, my newest inaanak. She just got welcomed into God’s family last Saturday, and celebrated her first birthday.
Being the youngest in a brood of five, and the only girl at that, I know that she will be loved and protected. Ninang loves you, Khyzen!
Our little ball of sunshine turned four today! She has chosen this year’s theme months ahead, but for once, I was not able to make a career out of planning it. I even hit a little snag with the cake but thank goodness I found a good supplier that delivered well. And I am glad the celebrant loved it!
Happy, happy birthday, sweetie! Thank you for making our lives so much happier and livelier.
Because his 36th is coming up, and and because we will be busy the following week, we celebrated early.
But this is the real winner for me and the baby! So yummy! The Batangas tsokolate did it.
Some few weeks ago, our family celebrated Jacob’s first birthday. I forgot to post about it because work is catching up heavily with me again. Hooray for this tisoy!