Tag «birthday»

On Turning Five

Yesterday, Angie turned five and I thought it would be fun to do a mini-interview with her to mark the occasion. Some of her answers were what I expected, and others surprised me. 1. What was your favourite thing about being four? Mmm . . . was not being happy. I didn’t like being four. …

Practically A Grown-up [Happy Birthday, Baby]

Sweet Angelique, You are five today. Five! Practically a grown-up. You have changed so much in the last year, not just physically but also in terms of the person you are becoming. But we’ll start on the outside and work our way in, because what’s on the inside is what really matters. You are almost …

A Year Of Dates [Happy Birthday, Hubby!]

It’s my wonderful husband’s birthday today, but the poor man has to go to work instead of being pampered and spoiled by his girls. This morning, I surprised him with a year of dates. We’re really bad at coming up with date night ideas. Really, really bad. The conversation usually goes something like this: “What …

The Sweetest Thing

Sweet Baby Girl, I suppose I should stop referring to you as Baby now that you’re two years old. Happy birthday, darling girl! What a whirlwind these last two years have been. I should have suspected it when you were such a wriggly worm in my belly, but I was fervently hoping you would be …

A Love Letter To My Firstborn

Dearest Elsa (since that is the name you are currently answering to), Happy birthday, sweetheart! Today you are four – FOUR! And I’m not only celebrating your birthday today, but also the anniversary of me becoming a mom. I remember when you were first placed in my arms – exhausted, drugged, emotional (me) and red, …

35 Reasons My Husband Is The Bees’ Knees

My husband celebrates his 35th birthday today, and to celebrate him, I’ve compiled a list of 35 reasons why I think he’s awesome. In no particular order, they are: 1. He can plait our eldest daughter’s hair. (And that is an achievement.) 2. He lets me wear his hoodies. 3. He really is tall, dark …