Wow. My baby boy is 9 years old today. He had a pretty good day. It was Field Day for him at school. so he basically got to run around all day long, so he was in his element.
When he got home, we had a few kids over, and had cake and ice cream. I didn’t have money for much this year, but I think that was harder for ME than for him. He got a squirt gun, a “Creepy-Crawlies” kit, some jogging pants, and a few little toys that shoot foam things out. :LOL: What a bunch of boy stuff. Tomorrow we are going to get his Build-a-Bear that he has been wanting since we got one for Donovan. And he might be able to sucker me into a Gameboy game. But mostly, we are going to go downtown and play at the great park they have there, and go on the carousel, and just spend time together. I don’t have to watch any other kids for THREE whole days, so I am going to have fun with my kids and not think about ANYTHING.
A friend of mine let me borrow his digital camera, so I will be taking pictures tomorrow. I can’t wait to show off my babies. And I know that is SUCH a horridly blurry picture up there. 😀
This is an essay I wrote many years ago. It’s probably due for an update, but the majority of it still rings true for me. I held my baby in my arms and stroked his Read more…