happy birthday, my little man.

October 13, 2012

Today is your day my sweet boy and it warms my heart watching over this past year how close we've grown. Friday night was such a testimony of where our love has grown to. I picked you up from Grandma and was a crying, hot mess with a migraine. You came straight to me, grabbed me close and told me you missed me. Oh, the tears. More and more tears.

I've watched you grow from your toddler stage into a clever little man. I've been there starting the chapters of life with school. I've seen you become so intelligent yet so carefree. You bring joy into my life in ways I can't describe.

I will always say how blessed I have been being able to accept you as a son but I feel even more blessed you've accepted me as your mom. Drake, if I could only help you wrap your head around how much that means to me now, I would. But let's take these next short years of your childhood and embrace them together.

I promise to never treat you differently than your future siblings. I promise to always love you unconditionally. I promise to support, encourage and only uplift you. I vow to spend all our time together enjoy the small moments God blesses us with. I promise to be a light into your life that hopefully shows you guidance. And I promise to always be an ear for anything you might need to say.

Happy 7th birthday, my little man.

I love you to the moon and back.


  1. What a sweet little letter to Drake. He is SO blessed to have you as a Mom. Forget the "step" part. You're a Mom to that little man.


  2. Awe, that's so precious! You are a wonderful Mom to him :) Happy Birthday. Have a great day. xx ::: Shauna ::: www.shaunawyrick.com

  3. This gave me goosebumps :) He is a lucky little man to have you for a mommy!
    Happy birthday to Drake!


  4. so sweet! it is so special the relationship the two of you have... drake is one lucky boy!

  5. The love you have for him is inspring! What a little doll, he is! Happy Birthday, Drake!

  6. OMG.. this makes me cry!!! It is so special and such an honor when those little boys accept you as a mom... and he will NEVER forget who was there for him through all those years... cherish those moments
    Happy Birthday Drake!!!!