Six Forever

March 28, 2013

I have the same thought every March as Liam nears another birthday.  He was never supposed to be here.  I had a miscarriage about a year and a half after Gav was born.  If that baby had lived, Liam would not be in this world today.  That’s a weird thought.  At the time we were devastated.  Little did we know what God had in store. 

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Liam turned 6 last Sunday.  He’s been telling me for awhile now that he wants to stay 6 forever (although I’m sure that will change the closer he gets to his 7th birthday).  It’s mind blowing to me that he’s that old already.

Happy 6th to my sweet, sensitive, compassionate, funny, smart, gentle, loving boy.  I’m thankful every day for you and I absolutely cannot imagine my life without you. 

 

I should just come to expect that every week when we arrive at therapy, one of Gavin’s therapists is going to tell me she’s leaving.  Happened today.  AGAIN.  This year alone we’ve lost (or are losing in the very near future) three.  Since last fall, the total makes six.  It’s a very good thing that Gav’s a go-with-the-flow kind of kid because this would be a whole heck of a lot harder if he wasn’t.  I’m very thankful for that.  But still.  It’s very frustrating.

On to better things…..

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I took this guy to the eye doctor for his yearly checkup and he couldn’t see ANY of the letters on the sight screen.  Wow.  I had no idea.  I felt really bad.  He was very excited to get glasses (I was secretly thrilled too-I love kids in glasses!)  So far he loves them and hasn’t had any issues getting used to them.  Of course, Liam immediately tells me everything is fuzzy too. Oh dear.

And speaking of sibs, these two are the best of buds:Image

And these two are buds……sometimes…….

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