I am grateful for my Daughters.

Dear Gremlins,

Three years ago today, your daddy and I went to the Dr. for our 34 week check up and make sure you guys were OK.  Mommy was so excited because this was the FIRST appointment daddy could go to (He just got back from a 7 month deployment) and Mommy was soooo hoping the Dr. would give her an ultrasound so daddy could see you.  In my mind this was the first day daddy WOULD see you, but I had no idea just HOW right I was.

Not long after our appointment mommy found out you were coming.  True to your VERY nature, you refused to wait the 6 weeks you had left and decided YOU wanted to see daddy too.

I remember asking daddy if he thought he would get emotional or cry when he FIRST heard you, and daddy said he wouldn't cry...  I'm here to tell you he cried, and he cried for you BOTH...

At 11:58 AM we welcomed one of you into our lives weighing 7lbs 12 oz and 18inches long, and at 12:00 noon we welcomed your sister weighing 7lbs 14oz and 18inches long.  I was complete,  Your cry was like music, your skin perfection, the crinkle in your noses, your tiny fingers and feet, everything was pure perfection.... I must say this was by FAR the BEST day of my entire life.

I had waited for you all my life.  I knew I wanted to be your mommy for as long as I could remember.  I could not have asked for a better gift than the honor of being your mother. 

Happy Birthday Babies...

A meeting convened one day
in Heavens' sacred hall.
The Ideal mother must be found
for twins so sweet and small.

She must be patient, first of all,
And kind and calm and wise.
And capable of chasing tears
away from little eyes.

She'd have to put her children first
And be so very smart
Have dedication and resolve,
A sweet and loving heart.

No other mom would do.
Of this they agreed unanimously.
Yes, Heaven found the perfect one
And sent those twins to ME!

Before you were conceived, I wanted you
Before you were born, I loved you
Before you were here an hour.I would give my life for you
This is the miracle of life.
~ Maureen Hawkins" .

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Nov. 6, 2010 at 10:06 AM

Aw!  They are precious!  Happy Birthday!!!!!

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Nov. 6, 2010 at 11:19 AM

This is beautiful..Happy Birthday.

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Nov. 8, 2010 at 1:31 AM


happy birthdayhappy birthday

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