Thursday, December 20, 2012

Happy Birthday Patrick!

Patrick is FIVE today.
When I started this blog the first photo I ever posted was this one:

He was just as little as Janey is now.

And now he's so big.

I can't believe he is five already.  I know I am always lamenting how quick time flies, but as I get older it seems like it flies faster and faster.  And five is just one of those big milestones.  

Patrick, my Christmas-time baby, has such a sweet soul.  He is so sensitive, and always a really good little boy.  He adores Janey and is always "petting" her and snuggling up to her.  He will be such a good daddy one day.  He loves sports-whatever is in season is his favorite.  He can't stand wearing long sleeves and long pants-his school clothes now.  He must be ready to be an athlete at all times, so he wears his t-shirts and shorts indoors-sometimes (if mom lets him-not too school!) he even wears them under his normal clothes-that he quickly sheds as soon as he walks in the door.  He loves puzzles and Star Wars Lego guys and likes to practice his flashcards.  His favorite friend is his neighbor Anderson.  When he sees him at the door a big shout usually goes out and he runs to open it.  

We love you Patrick.  You are such a joy.  Happy Birthday my Paddy.

15 comments:

  1. My little one was 5 in October and time certainly does fly! He likes to be outside all the time and is often found running round the garden in pyjamas and wellies very early in the morning. Happy Birthday to Patrick, he sounds like the most adorable little boy.

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  2. Happy Birthday Patrick!
    My baby turns 5 a few weeks after Christmas and time is also flying by for me.

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  3. Oh yes Happy Birthday little man. My grandson was 5 in October and grand daughter to be 5 on 27 December nearly a Christmas Day baby. How quickly they grow!

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  4. Oh Sarah, they do get big too quick. I feel like I have watched Patrick grow up with Maggie through reading your blog since the beginning. Our deal's still one right? Because he is such a sweetheart and Maggie could use some good behavior to model ;)

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  5. Happy Birthday, Patrick! The dimple remains an identifying features on him, doesn't it?

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  6. Awh, what a little cutie! I think I started following your blog when he turned 3 so I have to say that I can't believe he is now 5 either, haha! Time certainly does go by too fast! Happy Birthday to your sweet Patrick! :)

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  7. Happy Birthday, little Patrick :)
    Mine was yesterday...you know, all the nicest people have December birthdays ;)

    I hope that none of your b-day gifts get wrapped in Christmas paper! I still hate that and I am way older than 5.

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  8. Happy Birthday Patrick!!! I started reading your blog when he was about 1 and I just love cutie pie Patrick pics! :)

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  9. Happy birthday Patrick! My little boy turned 10 on Saturday. :)

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  10. Happy Birthday to your adorable five-year-old! I love your comment about him being a good father one day. I think about that exact thing when I watch my son be sweet to his stuffed animals or (for the most part) his big sister. I'd like to think I have a hand in his sensitive side, but in all honesty he has the greatest father, too : )

    Enjoy the big birthday!

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  11. Happy, Happy Birthday Patrick! What a wonderful helper you are to your mom!

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  12. He was such a cute baby! So chubby!!! He is still So adorable. Happy Bithday wishes to a sweet little boy :D

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  13. Hi Sarah,
    I discovered your blog tonight and let me just say your posts resonate with me deeply. This post moved me to comment about my son, Patrick Charles, who turned 5 in December also. I am looking forward to reading your blog regularly. god bless your family!

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