I’m not sure how it happened, but it did and I can hardly believe it.
and just like that,
my baby is 6.
Dear Sweet Cooper,
You are six!! Wow. What a year it has been. You have been such a trooper in our big moves. You have adapted so well to both of our new towns and I am really proud of you.
I love how you play hard and love deeply.
You are such a brave boy! You’ll try anything. I still laugh about the time this year that you told me you wanted to be a “devil dare” when you grow up! But you are already a “devil dare” if you ask me.
You love to sit at your craft table and create, you love playing outside in the snow, and most of all you love to dress-up and pretend you are someone or something else; Indiana Jones, monkey boy, a super hero, and the latest is Nacho Libre, where you run around in just your red under wear and a cape!
This year you have discovered a great love for learning. You started kindergarten and you look forward to going so much that on Saturdays you often tell me you wish it was a school day.
Cooper, you have such a zest for life and while sometimes I wish I could stop you from growing up, I love watching you embrace all of life’s adventures!
My prayer for you is that you will continue to love Jesus with all your heart and love other people more than yourself.
You are such a treasure and bring great joy to all of us. So Cooper, grow deep, grow strong, but please don’t grow to fast.
I am so glad God made me your mommy!