Wednesday, September 29, 2010

If she’s 21, then that makes me…

old sad.

Sutton, my first baby, is officially an adult today.  I struggle with that a little.  Actually, I struggle with that a lot.  How can she be 21 and out on her own while I’m still wiping noses and bottoms here?  Grown children have old parents who are thinking about retirement, diversifying their portfolios, looking forward to grandchildren.

Not her.  Not me.

She has a mom who’s paddling as fast as she can trying to raise five more babies…

…who she hopes are half as wonderful as her eldest.

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Happy 21st birthday Sutton.  I love you very much.


Anonymous said...

(tear)....I love you, Mom. Thank you so much for this wonderful blog post, dedicated to my 21st :) you are such an amazing Mother!! Seriously, words could not even express how thankful I am for you!

Anonymous said...

aww brought tears to my eyes!
beautiful picture-beautiful girl/oops woman!

Joanne said...

Awww! Happy birthday, beautiful girl! I still remember you when you were a baby (I especially remember when I went with Krista to see Devin's A&M graduation). You were a pretty baby, and a gorgeous young woman!

Anonymous said...

I use to think Sutton was my baby! Seeing those baby pics made me teary eyed.