Here we are at almost 3 1/2 years old. It seems so impossible that he could be this old.
He is this bundle of energy that exudes joy and laughter. His favorite thing right now is to throw the word "poop" into random words and laugh hysterically. This must be a boy thing! Another favorite thing is climbing on and hanging from mommy as though mommy were a piece of playground equipment. While it's cute that he loves me so and wants so much closeness, I have to admit that this favorite drives me a bit nutso some days.
He was so excited to decorate the Christmas tree, not as into it when we had to put it up a second time (long story). But when I was all done with the second Christmas tree decoration, he hugged me with all of the joy and life of a three year old and said, "I love it. I'm so proud of you!" Now if that doesn't make a mom melt, I don't know what would.
With all of the Christmas tree kerfuffle, hubby decided to get me some flowers. He took Boo with him to pick out the flowers and of course Boo chose the most expensive bouquet in the store. When daddy explained that he wasn't going to pay for that one, Boo said, "I'll pay for it. Give me the card!" Ah - the simple reasoning of a three year old. He then went on to choose a different bouquet. He found one that he told daddy mommy would love. When daddy asked, "How do you know?", his reply was, "Because I'm her baby." Boy does he have me pegged!
His favorite Christmas movie right now is National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation. Yes I realize that this might bite us in the butt when he decides to try out some of the fancy words in this movie. But he LOVES the part where Clark falls off the roof. He laughs with such delight and asks to watch it again. He's so much into slapstick humor. This reminds me of his daddy very very much.
This Christmas season I'm so thankful that I get to experience cute moments with Boo. It's easy to get frustrated with the mischievous antics of a three year old - very easy - but I know that I am so blessed to have him in my life. My prayer this Christmas season is that through all of the hustle and bustle that comes with the season that I could truly truly appreciate the blessing that is my family.