Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Happy Birthday Jack!

Happy March Ladies!
 
I'm not even sure how it is possible, but my sweet Jack Ryan turns 14 today....14...how is that???
 
His little birth announcement was probably my favorite out of all the kiddos!
 
 
Jack Ryan Florence...so tiny, so sweet and so so perfect!
 
 
Quite possibly one of my favorite pictures of my little guy!
 
 
He was the ring bearer in my brother's wedding, and that sweet boy lasted through the entire reception...his little face, in that tux...be still my heart!!
 
Since birth Jack has been the absolute BEST....he was a good, happy baby, never cried, just happy and smiling all the time!
 
In 14 years, I don't think I have ever ONE SINGLE TIME had to ever raise my voice to him.  Seriously, I don't think I have ever yelled at him.  Also, in 14 years, he has never once, not a single time, ever talked back to me.  If I ask him to do something, he just does it, he doesn't complain, carry on, or try to get out of it, he just does it.  His heart is so good, and he is pretty much always a true pleasure to be around. 
 
Jack is so comfortable in his own skin, and I love that so much.  He has never once tried to be anything he wasn't, he has so much confidence, but not to the point he is cocky. 
 
This boy is smart...wise beyond his years.  It blows me away sometimes.  He is so focused and strives and settles for nothing less than perfection.  He is an amazing student, and he gets how important it is to be a good student, work hard, and the payoff will be grand.  There is no doubt this boy will be extremely successful in life.  He is destined for great things!
 
Now you all know how sad I get at times that my babies, well they just aren't babies anymore, and yes it is something I struggle with often, but I am so so proud of them all!  I look at Jack and I just beam...the amount of joy he has brought me since day one is just enormous!  He has made being his mom so easy.  He has been a true blessing since day one...and I am so glad he calls me mom!
 
 
Happy birthday my sweet Jack Ryan....my hope is that you are always as awesome as you are right now.  You have made me so proud over the years, you are so loved my sweet boy!
 
Thanks for stopping by today!  See you guys back here tomorrow!
 


11 comments:

  1. Happy birthday, Jack!! I hope he has the best day!!!

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  2. Happy birthday Jack! I hope you guys have an awesome time celebrating. Also, I just noticed how similar Jack and AJ look! Have a good day :)

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    1. Thanks Allie!!! And the boys do definitely resemble each other!

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  3. Happy Birthday Jack! Way to go Mama! I think one of the best things we can teach our kids is to be confident in their own skin. It's hard in today's world. Have a great day!

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    1. Thanks Whitney! Jack is who he is, and is so content with that. It's such a blessing! Because you're right today's world can be tough, especially for teenagers! Thanks for stopping by today and wishing my guy a happy birthday!

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  4. I hope he has a Happy Birthday! My stepson will turn 14 and I am still in denial. It seems like overnight he went from the little boy he believed in Santa to a teenager who goes to dances and has a girlfriend! Liz familyoffoley.wordpress.com

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    1. Hey Liz! It sure does go way too fast ;(

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  5. Happy Birthday Jack! Have a fabulous day!

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  6. Such a sweet post! Happy birthday Jack!

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