Category: My Children

Happy 7th Anniversary

They say that this anniversary is itchy! I am not sure why people seem to think this is the time couples re-evaluate their relationship when statistics show it happens much earlier in the marriage. I am not sure it is a real thing anyway but I would say that every anniversary is an opportunity to…

By Mirm April 11, 2022 0

Happy Birthday Clay

You are 26 today! When you were born, I could not see this far into the future to imagine what you would be like as an adult. Of course I hoped and prayed for a son to grow into a godly man. Together your dad and I worked hard to instill values and habits that…

By Mirm March 4, 2022 1

Happy Birthday Connor

With this letter I first and foremost want to wish you a happy birthday. I also want to take advantage of it to say thank you, and I love you. Thank you for loving Emily and for the happy moments wee have enjoyed together this past year. Thank you for continuing the pursuit of work and…

By Mirm March 2, 2022 0

Emily at 29

Every year I scramble to think of something “new” to write to you on your birthday, but in reality I just reword the same thing every time – I love you and I want the best for you. So, here I go again… Every day since you were given by the Lord to me and…

By Mirm September 3, 2021 1

Clay at 25

Some things don’t seem possible. Today is one of them! Why? Because it is hard to believe you are already a quarter of a century! Your dad would have been so proud of the man you have become. When Emily turned 25 I gave her a 25 pun salute! Here is the Clay version for…

By Mirm March 4, 2021 0

31 Flavors of Connor

How is it possible that you have hit your thirties and have been my son-in-love for 6 years?! I am blessed to have you in our family and I want to wish you a happy birthday! This has been a rough year. I am so sorry for all the pain and struggle you have had,…

By Mirm March 2, 2021 0

My Beautiful Daughter

Dear Em, This has been a weird season but the best part for me has been the few months we have been under the same roof again. I am sorry, not sorry, for the turn of events that left you jobless and homeless. I am sorry you both have gone through so much trauma and…

By Mirm September 3, 2020 2