Tuesday, October 20, 2009

my little boy is 2

2 yrs ago. This was right after the c-section and the first picture on camera of him.
Happy First Birthday Parker!

Happy Second Birthday Parker!
This is the cake I made! :) It was so yummy. For this year, we kept his birthday low key. We just had our families over to Brian's parents house for cake and ice cream. We were going to go to the Strong Museum of Play after but we were ALL exausted. So, we decided on going a different day. Parker loved opening all his presents and being the center of attention.
Make a Wish!!
Admiring his candle!

Proud brother! :)
(The classic letter that accompanies birthday posts) ;)
It seems like just yesterday was Valentine's day '07. I will never forget the overwhelming excitement that came over me when I saw those two little pink lines that announced your pending arrival. I will forever remember falling to my knees, and sobbing thanking God for the chance to make me a mommy. I was beyond excited.
Two days before you came to earth, our family was sealed for time and all eternity in the Palmyra Temple. With the knowledge that we would all be together again, I wasn't scared of labor or delivery. I knew you were just as anxious to join our family as we were to have you.
The next morning the induction started. I had a "boaderline" disease called Gestational Diabetes. This could make my baby too big the doctors said. So, I was induced at 8am 10/17/07.
At 6:15pm the next day, the doctor placed his hand on my knee looked me right in the eyes and said "don't worry we'll get that baby out". I was wheeled away. You made your grand entrance into this world at 6:38pm 10/18/07 via 'emergency' c-section. After maybe 30seconds I heard you cry. I didn't have my glasses so I couldn't see you when they quickly showed you to me... and you were rushed off to be taken care of. At 11:30p on 10/19/07 I finally got to see and hold you and only because a kind nurse thought it was rediculously long time to not have even SEEN your baby.
I want you to know that you are my special boy. Thank you for being the first child in our family. Thank you for being so brave and strong even after being born by c-section. I know you are a perfect piece to our family puzzle and I love you with all of my heart.
Love, Mommy


Chesney said...

so big!!! happy birthday parker

Kings said...

aw that is so cute! how fun!

Lori said...

Happy Birthday! Very cute cake. Way to go!