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It's knowing when to grasp tightly
and when to let them fly from our embrace.
It's knowing when to give her the wheel. If only for a moment.
Happy 3rd Birthday, Q. You will always be my best girl.
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Happy Belated Birthday to Q! It seems like just moments ago when I just had Kayla, writing you to vent, and you were saying Q had just turned one...what is it about the passage of time and why does it seem to speed up with our children?
July 14, 2007 at 12:15 PM
hmmm...makes me want to cry a little.
July 10, 2007 at 04:48 PM
HAPPY HAPPY HAPPY HAPPY HAPPY HAPPY (belated) BIRTHDAY to the most adorable three-year-old that I know!!!
Her Bad Mother |
July 10, 2007 at 09:57 AM
How perfectly sweet that is K! It gave me the chills. You are so right; the artful balance of holding on and letting go will always remain the constant of motherhood.
Happy Birthday Beautiful Q!
July 09, 2007 at 01:30 PM
Happy Birthday, Q! You are such a beautiful child. Beautiful like your mama.
July 09, 2007 at 12:36 PM
whoa my gosh...it came and went...tell the most beautiful girl in the world HAPPY BIRTHDAY (yes, she IS the most beautiful and I don't care - it's true) and that I can't wait to see her SOON and take many, many pictures of her (and maybe her little brother too).
July 09, 2007 at 11:57 AM
Happy Birthday! Wow, three!!!
July 08, 2007 at 04:09 PM
July 08, 2007 at 08:44 AM
Happy (belated) Birthday to your beautiful girl!
July 08, 2007 at 08:41 AM
Beautiful pictures. Hope you all have a wonderful day!
July 07, 2007 at 09:30 PM
Happy birthday Q! Hope you have a great day!
July 07, 2007 at 07:42 PM
Happy birthday to a sweet girl!
July 07, 2007 at 03:27 PM
So beautiful. Happy Birthday, Q!
July 07, 2007 at 02:34 PM
So sweet. Happy birthday Q - I know your mommy will make it extra special.
July 07, 2007 at 01:34 PM
Happy birthday Q, and congrats to her Mama.
July 07, 2007 at 01:11 PM
Happy birthday Quinlan!
Are we celebrating? What kind of gift can I get her?
July 07, 2007 at 12:49 PM
Happy Birthday Princess Q!
Kristen, thanks for the poignant words. My last little bird is flying the nest for college in a month, and your words fit for both you and I.
Angela (I'm new!) |
July 07, 2007 at 12:00 PM
Happy happy Q!
the new girl |
July 07, 2007 at 11:52 AM
Happy Birthday, beautiful girl!
And Kristen - congratulations on making it three years. More and more, I admire moms who are "ahead" of me in raising their children.
Lady M |
July 07, 2007 at 11:33 AM
You summed it up perfectly... Happy birthday
July 07, 2007 at 11:20 AM
Happy birthday! My little guy turned 3 last week!
petite mommy |
July 07, 2007 at 11:06 AM
Aw! She's so stinkin' cute! Happy birthday, pretty girl!
July 07, 2007 at 10:41 AM
Lots of summer babies.....Perhaps it is the long winters?????
Mine will be three next month, amazingly.
July 07, 2007 at 10:30 AM
Happy Birthday to Quinlan!
And congrats to Mom for a successful 3 years! :-)
July 07, 2007 at 10:20 AM
happy, joyous day to all of you...she is only two months older than M and looks like such a big girl...they grow so fast it hurts.
July 07, 2007 at 10:18 AM
Have a great one! The days are long, and the years fly by...
July 07, 2007 at 09:41 AM
Aww. Happy Birthday. It's milestone for you both!
July 07, 2007 at 09:33 AM
happy birthday to you both!
July 07, 2007 at 09:24 AM
Happy Birthda Darlin!
Mama K |
July 07, 2007 at 09:15 AM
I hope you have a most wonderful birthday, Quinn!
Mrs. Chicken |
July 07, 2007 at 08:58 AM
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