Dear Hannah, on your birthday
I can hardly believe four short years ago you were born. Your daddy and I were told our lives would change forever but we didn’t believe it until we we met you.
We were told we would experience love on a whole new level, but we didn’t know it until we held you
I remember the day we took you home from the hospital. I looked at you, fast asleep in your bed. I was a new mom, overwhelmed with emotion. I barely knew you yet I would do ANYTHING for you. I didn’t understand how someone so small that couldn’t even (yet) love me back had just become such an important part of me!
Then God whispered…that is a glimpse of my Love.
God has a crazy BIG, selfless, HUGE, relentless, and unexplainable love for his children. If my imperfect self could love this child SOO much, how much more does God love me!
You have grown into such a precious little girl. You love all things girly, pink, and princess. You love your baby sister and you are so considerate of others.
You say funny things like, “When I grow up I want to be a mermaid, and if that doesn’t work I want to be Rapunzel let down your hair” You also say you sister wants to be a water buffalo…yes a water buffalo…random I know….you got it from a book.
You are a very social little girl and love to play with friends. When friends are not around or your sister is napping you have imaginary “brothers and sisters” that have a “tall tall airplane” and you play with them often. We have yet to get a clear answer on their names or residence but their parents names are Katie and Bryan so we feel pretty good about that.
Everyday you request to wear a “beautiful dress” and you usually change clothes about 4 times a day.
You love to play school, dance, and “baby and mommy.”
(I absolutely LOVE this picture, Thanks Grandma! Nice snap!)
You are a precious gift. I am overwhelmed and honored that God chose me to be your mom. You remind me of His big crazy love everyday.
Happy Birthday Hannah Grace!