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Happy 3rd Birthday to Coen!!!

Today, my son turned 3!


And can I tell you how much I love him?  He's the sweetest little boy, he's kind, affectionate, considerate and a fairly good eater.  He's a ball of energy, he loves playing, he loves running around, he loves his dog and he especially loves his sister.

Turning 3 has surely snuck up on me... I mean, it's bound to happen, right?  But still, it's here now and he's no longer 2.  Last night we were talking about him no longer being 2 today and how this would be the last time that he could say that he was 2 and really be 2.  So then this morning, when we were asking him about how old he was, he immediately said 2... So cute.  We're working on 3 and he's really good at showing us on his hands what 3 looks like.  But don't do it like an "ok" sign, you have to hold down your pinky finger with your thumb or you aren't doing it right!

We're so excited to continue to celebrate with Coen throughout today and the rest of the week!  Birthday's were a big deal with my family and I hope to continue to share that joy with our kids as they have birthdays.  We don't have to do anything really elaborate, but still, just making them feel special and for more than a day, if we can...

So, with that... Here are some pictures from his party this weekend...
















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