Sunday, July 1, 2012

Celebrating a Decade...

Ten years ago today, I became a mom when Jonathan (which means "Gift from God") came into my life, and my life completely changed. I am constantly amazed and humbled at how I've blessed I've been to have such a smart, healthy, talented and loving child as Jonathan. More than a son, he is truly one of my best friends.
We had our first family portraits taken EVER last week (Picture People) , and I will be sharing more of those later, but of course today I have to show one with my little man. (Yes, he is almost the same size as I am already, which I never thought would only take 10 years for him to do!)

Thank you for letting me share! I'd love to add a bunch of pictures of him growing up, but we have a big day ahead to celebrate, off to Schlitterbahn! Talk to you tomorrow!

16 comments:

Anonymous said...

Handsome lad, Beautiful mother, Loving picture. Thank you so much for sharing this personal, priceless picture with us. I wish you tons of happiness and friendship in ALL the years ahead. MWAH

Mary Mac

scrappinmommom said...

Beautiful picture! What a handsome young man you have. So very happy for you and your family. Many wishes for you both, the next ten go faster......

Jennie said...

Happy Birthday Jonathon! Great picture of you two and he is quite a handsome young man...enjoy your day celebrating :)

Michelle said...

Happy birthday, Jonathan! I hope you have a wonderful day.

Shawna said...

Congratulations ---- to you both! Have a wonderful celebration.

Judy I, St. Louis MO said...

Great picture. Happy Birthday Jonathan. Have a great birthday.

Betty Neville said...

A big Happy Birthday to Jonathan! That is a beautiful portrait and truly one to treasure! Have a wonderful day!

Jan Castle said...

Wow...10goi g o. 20!!!! Amazing!
Paper Hugs,
Jan

Gayle said...

Happy Birthday Jonathan. Wonderful picture. Love those family portraits. I always tell my children that the only gifts I want are pictures, pictures and more pictures.

Mary Friederichsen said...

Happy Birthday Jonathan! May you be Blessed with a wonderful year ahead!

Rosy Newlun said...

He's YOU! Oh, Melanie, enjoy every moment. Mine are all grown up and seldom look back. I miss them so much. We have wonderful family portraits to look back on, too. This one is FaBuLoUs!!!! How beautiful both of you are. May you continue to be blessed with great health, happiness, and a safe life for all! aloha, Rosy

Tina said...

I so love these family photos of you all!! They are just adorable. And it has been soooo much fun watching that little guy grow up. I can hardly believe he is only 10!!! I mean seriously.. it seems I've known him since he was 3. LOL But he is quite adorable and I must tell you... the older he gets... the more he will become a very very good friend to you. My "little man" is 15 now and it's hard to believe how close we are. Hope you had a great day, Jonathan and remember to tell your mom she looks as young as beautiful as she did the day you were born. *HUGS*

Theresa said...

What a beautiful picture! Happy Birthday to Jonathan!

Vickie said...

Aww how sweet is this picture. Hold on to those moments and memories as they grow up so fast!!! God Bless.

richardbreaks said...

SO very sweet. Happy Birthday to Jonathan.

cowboy said...

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