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Thursday, July 19, 2007

happy birthday!

do these little boys look any different to you?

they are completely different to me.

the one on the left is a 1 year old (taken only yesterday)...the one on the right is a 2 year old!

my baby boy is 2 today! can you even believe it? it seems like yesterday i was holding him in my arms for the first time.

we went out to eat last night with jerry's dad. jacob is always well behaved at restaurants. he has the occasional testiness where he wants to get out of his highchair, but other than that, he just sits and enjoys the time.

this older lady was sitting across from us. she asked how old he was and i told her.

she said, "you've done an amazing job raising that boy!"

raising him? that made me so sad. to think, in a blink of an eye, he'll be 18, have a girlfriend, move out, go to college...before you know it, he'll be married and having kids of his own...my grandchildren!

this is an emotional day.

and here's a look back at a year ago. incredible how he's changed!


happy birthday, to my sweet baby boy!

5 comments:

marme said...

Hippo Birdie to you
Hippo Birdie to you
Hippo Birdie to Jakey!
Hippooooo Birdieee to youuuu!

That's David's birthday version from somewhere in his own childhood.

Happy Birthday Jacob, we love you!See ya tonight!

kdp said...

my how he has grown. what a sweet picture. and yes jacob is very good at restaurants. have a very happy birthday jacob!!!!!!!
savor every moment, the single days do not go by so fast, but day you will turn around and he'll be a teen.
its hard to believe how fast they grow. you ought to bring him swimming today at the municipal pool. we will be there around 1.

jaronxaveryxano said...

make it stop! he is darling! hapy birthday, little guy!

kj said...

he looks totally different to me in those pictures!!! how can he already be two? it seems like yesterday that you were in the hospital and we were all making bets on the time he would come!

i am so excited to be a part of your life and jacob's!

happy birthday baby boy! i love you so much!

ree said...

Okay I have to admit I was confused for a minute. I hadn't scrolled down yet so I thought the first two pictures were of the different ages. I was like, he doesn't look that different to me...
Don't mind me...I'm at camp and I'm sleep deprived.
Happy Birthday Jacob!!!