Sunday, October 19, 2008

Happy 8th Birthday Mackenzie

My little Kenzie - Lou is 8 years old. I remember the day I found out I was having a girl, Daddy and I went to Target and bought you your first pink outfit. I cherished every minute of my pregnancy with you, I call you my special child. After three miscarriages I thought it was a great possibility that Tyler was going to be an only child, now I see that God was just waiting for you to be my daughter. You came into this world 9 days early so I should have known that you were going to be an impatient, testy little girl. I have cherished everything about you, the way your doll blankets would have to be laid out perfect on the floor with no wrinkles, or your pants would have to be pulled up just perfect, along with your socks. I remember the way you pinched the top of my hand while I used to nurse you. I remember like it was yesterday you sitting on your potty chair( with only socks on) watching Barney. You were such a little Mommy to all the day care kids, I remember your twin dolls aka Allison and Isaac. Now you have become a school teacher to all of them. As soon as the bus pulls up all the kids run to greet you at the door waiting for you to play school with them. I love that you are so spiritual at your age, the people and things you pray for and how you take notes in church, so you can ask me about it later. Honestly I know no other girl like you. You are such a blessing Mackenzie. Happy 8th Birthday, Mommy loves you!!!


Life in the Fast Lane said...

Happy Birthday Kenzie. It hardly seems possible that you are 8 years old already!! It seems like overnight you have grown into such a beautiful, loving young lady.
We love you!!

Jennifer Witham Buck / Graceful Expressions said...

Hi Shelly - I am bloghopping, but just want to comment how beautiful your post well as your daughter! Very cute... hope she had a great birthday!

Mandy said...

Happy Birthday mackenzie!! (and I still cannot get over how much she looks like you!!)

jennie said...

Happy Birthday to a precious girl and her amazing Mom:)

Kristin said...

Happy Birthday Kenzie. I will always remember you as a two year old mom helping me with Isaac and Alli. What a GREAT girl you are. I hope you birthday was a terrific as you are!!!

Anonymous said...

Kenzie-Lou, aka "Big Momma"...I cannot believe you are 8 years old already!! I too remember mommy nursing you and you so rythmatically pinching her hand. A main nursig incident which comes to mind is the time we were watching your daddy and Tom play flag football. You were SUCH a persistant little thing! ~HA~ I also remember watching you obsessing about your sock and them having to be "just right". All of us have our little idosynchrosies and you my dear, are just adorable in every way!
Love you!!