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The Little One on vacation.

Birthdays are such special days. I’ve always loved celebrating my birthday, and have never shied away from letting people know when it is (Aug. 29th, by the way). I’m not ashamed of getting older…it sure beats the alternative.

But today is the birthday of my youngest son, and that means so much more to me than my own birthday. I’d always wanted a large family, but time and circumstances being what they were, I had pretty much resigned myself to having just one child. Who is awesome, by the way, and I wouldn’t trade him in for anything. If anyone was going to have just one child, he would definitely be the one to have!

But my youngest came, even with all the odds stacked against him coming. He has been a blessing and a joy from day one. Not one day goes by that I don’t realize how incredibly blessed I am to have two such fine boys in my life.

I wrote this shortly after Jensen was born. I haven’t read it since then, and I realize that it’s a bit sappier than I remembered. But I wrote it, so here ’tis:

My baby dear
My baby sweet
Now it’s time
To go to sleep

The day is done
The moon is out
Tomorrow we can
Play and shout

Hush my sweet
Now don’t you cry
I’ll sing to you
This lullaby

Sweet little one
Don’t you know
You’re my baby
I love you so

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