Thursday, October 23, 2008

Happy 6th Birthday Hannah!!

Dear Hannah,
Today you are SIX years old. I can't believe it. You are a young lady now!! You are definitely past the pre-schooler stage and well into kid-hood :) Most of the time you seem much more mature than a six year old, but it's still hard to believe you are so grown up. I remember the second you were born, and the doctor put you on my belly. I cried because I was so happy to finally meet you! You were so tiny and helpless, and not terribly pleased to be out in the cold world. Everything I thought I knew about motherhood flew out the window the second I met you. You demanded much more than I thought I could ever give, and yet I did it without a second thought. You NEEDED certain things and you certainly let me know when I got them wrong :) I never planned on having a child sleeping in my bed, and yet those are some of the sweetest, most special memories I have of you... cuddled up next to me snoozing away. I planned on weaning you on your first birthday, but when that day came I knew you were much too young. Even your second birthday came and went before you stopped nursing. I'm so glad that you demanded more out of me because it helped you to grow into such an amazing girl!! You are smart, kind, sweet, caring, helpful, and possibly the best artist I've ever known. I love you SOOOO much Hannah, and I can't wait to see what the future holds for you.


Tom and Renee said...

Happy Birthday Miss Hannah! I feel lucky enough to have the pleasure of knowing you and having my kids looking up too you :)