Monday, May 23, 2011

Bonne Anniversaire Ma Petite!

Twenty-six years ago she danced into our lives and changed us forever.

A little baby girl with blue eyes, blonde hair and ideas of her own.


When she was small, her Dad would sometimes bring her a pink rose on her birthday and the other day we saw these growing on a bush and it all came rushing back...


The day she was born, her cheeks were just this pink, as was the little cotton blanket they wrapped her in, with "Princess" written all over it. Pretty and perfect in pink.

"Do not ask that your kids live up to your expectations. Let your kids be who they are, and your expectations will be in breathless pursuit." ~ Robert Brault

This quote says it all Laura - you take our breath away!
Since I first wrote this post last night I read Laura's blog, Never Not Beautiful where she wrote about a race she and her brother ran yesterday. A perfect example of why the quote above is so perfect.

Happy Birthday Laura!



10 comments:

Createology said...

This is a lovely tribute to your baby girl. Happy Birthday Laura.

Bead and Needle said...

Happy, HAPPY birthday - what a beautiful post!

Marj Talbot said...

Happy Birthday Laura
Hope your day is special as you certainly are.

Laura said...

Awwwwwwe! Thanks Mama Bear!!

MosaicMagpie said...

We mothers are the truly blessed.
Lovely post.
Deb

Dorthe said...

Sweet Jillayne, HAPPY BIRTHDAY to your daughter, your post is a beautiful token of love ,to her.
I wish you a lovely day,dear.
I posted the napkins yesterday :)
Hugs,Dorthe

Michelle May (Shell) said...

Happy Birthday Laura! Wishing you a beautiful journey around the sun this year.

Too funny, my oldest niece is named Laura and my brothers birthday was yesterday too. :)
xx, shell

Michelle May (Shell) said...

Ok, just read Laura's post on the race. Tears! Your kiddo's totally rock!
xx, shell

Alisa said...

Happy Birthday, Laura!

I've just gotten caught up here, Jillayne. What a fabulous trip you are having... and I'm enjoying traveling along too, here in my arm chair.

carole brungar said...

You have a lovely blog! Pleased I popped in!