So that I don’t forget


…you turn 6 years old today.
…your favorite color is blue, or orange, depending on the day.
…your favorite fruit is strawberries and pineapple.
…you love playing football and are a darn good center.
…you tell us that you want to go to Samford University and play basketball like Trey Montomery.
…you aren’t a big TV watcher, but your favorite TV shows are Americas Funniest Home Videos and Minute to Win it.
…you want a husky.
…you love vanilla yogurt.
…you aren’t a huge stuffed animal fan (you only have 3).
…you love green monster smoothies and think it’s fun to add the spinach (or as you call them leaves)
…you like for me to rub your back every night while I count to 60 seconds when I tuck you in to bed.
…you don’t have best friends – you have best buddies.
…you love to hang out with my girlfriends…and they all adore you.
…you want to marry Allison Kirk (she’s engaged and 25 years too old for you, sorry!)
…you are very smart and scored 15 (on letter sounds) and 31 (on letter recognition) on the DIBELS testing for Kindergarten (benchmark was 8 on both).
…you sound like a politician walking through the hallways at school because you know everyone and are sure to say hi to them all.
…you are excellent at playing your Wii games.
…you always want Radar to sleep with you.
…you like to camp and go for hikes.
…you are a good baseball player and made the 5 year old All Star team this year.
…you are a very well behaved little boy, and everyone tells us this all the time.
…you play basketball anytime, anywhere. If there is a ball or anything resembling a ball and a basket or anything resembling a basket, you will play.
…you have great compassion for all animals.
…you love to go on bike rides.
…you have a very sensitive heart.
…you can already count by 2’s, 5’s and 10’s.
…your favorite toys are your DSi and any type of ball (football, baseball, tennis ball, beach ball).
…you know more about college football than I do.
…you haven’t lost a tooth yet.
…you only like to sleep in boxers.
…you often think about our three Compassion kids and want to send them more money, you love to get letters from them.
…you have a vivid imagination.
…you are 51 pounds.
…you love all things sports.
…you are finally getting the hang of swimming and can swim under water but are still working on coming up for air.
…you like to paint on canvases, just like mama.
…you wear shoe size 3.
…you are a math whiz, for a Kindergartener.
…you are very healthy and have only been sick twice in your entire life.
…you like to eat healthy foods.
…you told us this year that you are now an Alabama fan because they are the National Champs.
…but you are still a Gator fan!
…you love jumping on our trampoline.
…you like to help me bake.
…you like to watch the garbage truck go by.
…you love your family and say you want to move to Florida so you can live near them.
…you love school and learning.
…you are my heart.
I love this boy.

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