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A letter to my son on his 5th birthday

Dear Timo, Every year on your birthday, I look at photos of you, and I marvel… and cry.  Somehow, in the blink of an eye, you have gone from a 5 pound newborn to a 5 year-old boy.  Beautiful at birth, delicate and serene, we fawned over your exquisite bone structure… which was quickly obscured

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Birthday messages across the years

For Big’s first birthday, I wrote him a love note and posted it on my personal blog at the exact time he was born.  I’ve done this each of the three years since and for Little’s two birthdays so far, too.  Someday they’ll look back at this blog as a record of their childhood —

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