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:

  1. 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

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  2. 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......

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  9. 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.

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

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  11. 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

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  12. 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*

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  13. What a beautiful picture! Happy Birthday to Jonathan!

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

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  15. SO very sweet. Happy Birthday to Jonathan.

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  16. hey,
    Beautiful blogs!!!I love this picture.

    Stars and Strips Votive

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