Wednesday, October 11, 2023

sweetest sixteen

I cannot believe our little Nu is sixteen. Or rather, I can believe Nu is sixteen, but can't believe it was sixteen years and one day ago that Big A and I were walking hand-in-hand through the doors of the NYU teaching hospital so I could get the Pitocin to coax Nu out. That day feels like yesterday.

Our Nu has always done things on their own time and the labor nurse who said they had an old soul was absolutely right. May this year nurture and delight my little darling.

(The My Little Pony celebration kit I put together was a hit as were the name-change docs we tucked in amongst their other presents.)

Pic: Nu decided they just had to build a gift-bag tower to the ceiling.

5 comments:

Sarah said...

Aaaaaaw! Happy birthday!

Gillian said...

Happy Birthday.

Nicole said...

Oh, happiest of birthdays to your darling Nu!!!

StephLove said...

Happy birthday to Nu! I like the gift bag tower.

NGS said...

They look so happy. Here's to a wonderful celebration.

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