Then we celebrated a day early so that his buddies could be here with us. B and B and their five lovely children joined us to celebrate Zachary’s ninth birthday, and his entry into his tenth year! Daddy missed supper, but was home in time for cake and presents. Of course, he was home earlier than usual every single other day during the week!
In some ways, it’s hard to believe that it was Labour Day nine years ago that I was in labour with my first child. It seems like a breath away, and yet so far in some ways…. because there has been so much to learn, so many places to grow, to stretch, to be challenged and rewarded! All I know is that I have at least that much more growing and stretching and learning to do in the next nine years and it will still be gone in a blink. My first baby will be a man and I look forward to seeing where his road leads.
And sharing with you some of the kitchen craziness this evening……. in the middle of what we were all doing I said, “I have to get my camera”. You just have to document these moments. (Not as if they are rare! But every once in a while I think I need to stop and photograph what is pretty normal around here ….. to remember in case one day it becomes more tame, and to share with you, my readers!)