As we celebrate your 3rd birthday today I simply wanted to write you a letter.
You are now, and forever will be a middle child. As the oldest, I don’t understand what this means, but your mom keeps telling me we need to make sure you get extra attention? I tell everyone that you are the one who gives us a run for our money. Even at an early age I see the fighting spirit that burns within you. I hope you never lose that.
Although you love your independence you are also our most affectionate son. When I come home from work I can’t wait to shut the front door. I know within seconds you will come running around the corner and say “Hi Daddy” before giving me one of your great big bear hugs.
I love that you don’t let your big brother push you a round. I love that you ask for cookies every chance you get. But most of all, on your 3rd birthday, I wanted to let you know that I love you.