Celebrating Tristan and the official LEGO age! April 13, 2008 the day I became a mom. At my home when they handed me this 8lb 4oz perfect little being I squealed through tears of joy “IT’S A BOY!”. I was delighted beyond words and cant think of a better way to describe the way I feel about this growing little boy. That was the best day of my life.
Tristan you’re a joy beyond words. We’re all better for knowing you. You’re strong and thoughtful and so very patient with my rough way of navigating through parenting. Thank you for being you and know you’re loved and will always be loved exactly for who you are.
My favorite moment during the party was seeing Collins reaction to the superhero LEGO set. It was like he couldn’t believe his two favorite things were in the same box! Tristan asked for a “big rainbow cake” and we filled mason jars with candy for each child to take home. So much fun celebrating.
Here’s a letter I wrote some time ago on Tumblr. We haven’t went for that haircut yet (mainly because my heart can’t take it) but I imagine at least a trim is in the near future. World be warned!
I assume neither of you will ever be “clean cut”. If by chance you are, well that’s perfectly awesome but I figure you’ll both be too busy working on your bikes or climbing mountains etc… however starting at age 5 for your birthdays (Tristan you have a little over a year) a trip to a nice barber shop for a fresh cut and shave on me is going to be tradition. Then I get to be your arm candy for dinner because let’s just say I’ll always deserve it on the day I gave birth to each of you. Also like it or not you’ll probably always get hand made somethings from me. every. single. year.