A Day of Celebration

Wednesday, June 15, 2011 |
{This was taken while he was attending Montessori. He loved "his" school! They called him a miniature Mr. GQ ~ we still giggle over this and remains one of my favorite memories.}

Today my sweet boy {now a man} is celebrating a special birthday!

Regardless of his age or height he will always be my little guy.
I vividly remember the day he was born.
He arrived with a full head of white blond hair and the biggest blue eyes. Even the doctor comment on the amount of hair he had for a little blondy.

So sweet and cute!
Nicholas weighed in at 9lbs 2oz
They called him a moose {in a most loving way} in the nursery.
He loved to snuggle and the nurses were sad to see him go.
When they put him in my arms he had a smile on his face which remains in place to this day. Many compliments have been expressed at his happy go lucky, bright and smiling personality. This too is still in place ~ a delightful character trait.

Many of the characteristics have remained while other wonderful qualities have developed. It's been a delight watching him evolve into the person he is today.

The time has gone by so {too} quickly. I've barely had time to catch my breath from the non~stop activities of raising a child.

On this very special day I wish him much happiness, loads of love, and lots of hugs and kisses.

Nicholas reads my blog while he is away at school {so sweet!} to see what we are up to here at home.
Today, Nicholas,  we are celebrating your special day made just for you!

Love you tons and tons~

I wrote Nicholas a letter to commemorate this birthday that I will share soon. Because it is personal, I wanted Nicholas to read it first before I shared it here.

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Dee Stephens said...

Is he 21!? So special! Love the kid picture!

midnight macaroons said...

Happy Birthday to your son. I hope he has a wonderful day. He was so cute.

Karena said...

That is such a darling image of your son!! It is so great that he reds your post at school!

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Lauren said...

Awww! N. Is so blessed to have such a loving mom!

carolinagirl said...

Happy Birthday Nicholas! I can't think of a better place to spend it...Blue Heaven!

Preppy Pink Crocodile said...

Aw- such a sweet post! Happy birthday to your forever baby boy!!

Elle Belles Bows said...

Beautiful post and Memories!

Happy Birthday to your now young man!


Anonymous said...

A very Happy Birthday to Nicholas! And congratulations to you and your hubby for raising such an amazing young man!

French Basketeer.com said...

How wonderful to have a Mom like you, Jo! Happy Birthday Nicholas!

bevy said...

Happy Birthday to Nicholas! What a blessing he obviously is to you... And I'd bet to LOTS of others too.

Southern Living: Preppy Style said...

Awwww, Happy Birthday Nicholas! He was (still is) too cute!

Carolina Mama said...

Happy Birthday Nicholas! Your Mom is a special lady! Cheers from fellow Tar Heels!

Casey said...

Happy Birthday to your son!! Such a cutie! Don'tcha hate that they grow up??

Tessa said...

What a beautiful post!! You are both so blessed to have each other!! Happy birthday to your Mr. GQ!! xo, Tessa

Belle (from Life of a...) said...

Adorable...my Lorelai will be 21 on July 26. Not sure where the time went.

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