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Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Once in a Lifetime

My son turned 18 last week.

And as I was picking out a birthday card for him in the store;

This song started playing.

It is a song that I have always loved.

I remember singing it to him when he was 15.

Now he is a man . . .

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BECKY said...

Oh...this almost brought me to tears! I LOVE that song, too. It says SO MUCH, doesn't it? I don't understand how our babies grew up to be men...so quickly! Happy (belated) Birthday to your awesome/handsome son! Hugs...

Anonymous said...

That is a beautiful song and your son is so handsome and he will always be your baby! My babies are all grown and gone with babies of their own and I miss having them around...even the teenage version of them and we all know that was crazy but now it seems like heaven. Time does go by in the blink of an eye...

Mom Walds Place said...

It's amazing what they become.

Queenie Believe said...

A very happy birthday, hope his special day is great!
Always, Queenie

Mariette's Back to Basics said...

Dearest Mo,

Yes, he is a handsome young man now! Congrats for his birthday; a special cornerstone in his life.

Love to you,


Japolina said...

Wow...This song always makes me cry and your post didn't help.

Happy Birthday to you both

Kays Kids said...

What a handsome man. Time goes in a flash, but the love you hold in your heart is for ever.

Linda said...

Best wishes,
Linda at Beautiful Ideas

Marilyn said...

Our babies grow up too fast! Mine turned 31 last Friday. That fact that yours is a nice young man is a true relection of his mother!♥♫

BECKY said...

Hi Mo. Glad to see your comment section is working again! :)

Katie at Brighton park said...

Hi Mo, I love that song! and how true it is; how fast this life goes and they grow up so fast...always love coming over to your beautiful blog. i have you in our "royal blog roll" in the sidebar at Brighton Park! Love always, katie