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Happy Birthday!

May 16, 2008

Today is rainy and gloomy, but a year ago it was warm and sunshine poured down from the sky as my contractions started, a sign of the two new lives soon to enter the world. Today, a year ago Duncan and Owen were born!

I want to take a moment and reflect on the things I love about you both:

Duncan

  • Your hearty laugh
  • The way you bump heads with me and smile, making a little cooing noise
  • Your sparkly smile
  • Your one dimple
  • Your independent spirit
  • The way you clap your hands all the time

Owen

  • The way you love to be with me everywhere I go–even if it’s a few steps away!
  • Your pudgy soft baby cheeks
  • The way you crawl so fast and so funny, like a little puppy!
  • Your big blue eyes
  • The new “growling” noises you’re making
  • Cuddling up with you when you’re tired

Happy Birthday my sweet boys! The year has been a whirlwind of change, growth, joy, and delight for us all. I’m so thankful to the Lord for you both!

*If you’re new to my blog, you can read their birth story here if interested.

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9 Comments leave one →
  1. May 16, 2008 7:24 am

    Happy Birthday Boys! Danielle, you’re such a great mom, so attentive and loving to your little guys. God’s grace is so evident in the way you joyfully love and serve your twins.

  2. May 16, 2008 7:40 am

    Happy Birthday, sweet boys!! And, congratulations to you, Josh and Danielle…making it through the first year w/ any baby, let alone twins, is a HUGE occasion to celebrate God’s kindness and faithfulness to us, at least in our home!!! 🙂

  3. May 16, 2008 8:02 am

    Happy Birthday Boy!!! Congratulations on making it through the first year! Isn’t God good??

  4. May 16, 2008 8:03 am

    Happy Birthday BoyS! (It would be good to proofread my comment before posting it.)

  5. May 16, 2008 8:29 am

    Happy Birthday!!!

  6. anne permalink
    May 16, 2008 9:32 am

    Happy Birthday Duncan!
    Happy Birhtday Owen!
    It has been such a joy to watch you grow up this first year, and I look forward to watching you on your journey as one year olds!
    You are very blessed to have such great parents, who love you dearly and want more than anything for you to grow and Love Jesus, as they do!
    Hope your day is so fun! HAPPY 1st BIRTHDAY D. and O.!

  7. zoanna permalink
    May 16, 2008 9:51 am

    Happy happy birthday birthday, Duncan and Owen. You’re blessings to us all. So are your parents.

  8. Bethany permalink
    May 16, 2008 11:35 am

    Oh happy birthday little guys!!!!!! I cannot believe it has already been a year. Have a fun day and lots of cake. HEE HEE.

    Cute design Danielle.

  9. May 16, 2008 11:56 am

    Thanks for the dot “template.” Does it look familiar, Bethany?

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