Thursday, January 10, 2008

Landon is Three!

Landon at a few days old
Landon's 1st Birthday

Landon in the hospital with an oversized ear

Landon a few days ago

3 years ago today my life changed forever. I became a mother. After spending 6 weeks in the hospital and having various complications during my pregnancy I was ready for him to come. Landon was born at 5:38 pm weighing in at a tiny 4lbs 13 oz. He was beautiful and perfect. I knew that having a baby would change my life but I guess until you become a mother you never truly know what that means.
Landon has been such a joy in my life. Sometimes I think that because I had a hard pregnancy with Landon Heavenly Father decided to send me the sweetest child he had. Landon has taught and shown me so much. Because of him I love Jared more. I love to watch Jared as a Dad and I love the person that he has become since he has become a father. Landon has made me love and appreciate my own parents more. I never realized how much my own parents must love me until I became a mother and felt that love for myself. Landon has taught how to love Torilynn and any other children I may have. Having Landon has given me a small glimpse at what Heavenly Fathers love for me must be like. Before Landon I never understood what it was like to love someone unconditionally.
I really can’t believe that Landon is three today. The last three years have had its ups and downs but I wouldn’t trade them for the world. I love to watch Landon grow and learn new things and I am so proud of the person who he is becoming. Happy Birthday Landon!


Ariane said...

Wow! I can't believe that he is three! Our boys are growing up so fast. I love the big ear! Sad at the time, but the pics are priceless. Happy birthday Landon! We love you!

Norby Family said...

Happy Birthday Landon. Eat lots and lots of cake for us in Reno.

ccnelson2001 said...

I love that boy! Happy Birthday Landon!!! I called and sang to him today it was great. I think he said he was two when I asked him if he was 3. Anyways it was way cute! Have fun!

Theresa said...

happy birthday landon!

Benjamin said...

Happy Birthday, Baby Landon! Uncle Ben loves ya mucho!!! :)

Ellsworth Family said...

Happy late birthday, I am such an awful Aunt for posting this late! I love all of the pictures of him throughout the years, it brought back such fun memories!! Also, I love that sweater he is wearing in the last picture, whoever got that for him must have excellent style!!

Scott and Christine said...

What sweet pictures! It is amazing what having kids does to us, the good and the bad. But I wouldn't change it either. Can you believe we have kids???