Today The Hurricane is four.
Four.It’s hard to get my brain around this.

Because when you’re four, it means you’re no longer 0-3.
You’re now 4-7. And that’s a whole different category.And that means, we no longer have a baby or a toddler in the house.

We now officially have a little boy living in our midst.
A busy, curious, energetic little boy, who’s obsessed with soccer, and coloring, and chicken nuggets. In that order.
Also, order is a biggy for you.
And this birthday has been anything but orderly
(but that’s another post entirely).
We started off the morning with presents, and songs, and cupcakes.
Then, we made a poster for a school celebration. A milestone poster. Which included things like your first likes and dislikes.

The first time you walked.

Your first word (abra).
Your first true love (Sheryl Crow).
Your first beer (kidding).

I guess we still have a few things to look forward to.

The thing is, four years is a season of life.

That was high school.
That was college.

And that is how long we’ve known you.

That seems off.
Because I can remember a lot about middle school.
But I can barely remember not knowing you.

It seems like it’s been 38 years.

And it seems like it’s been five minutes.

Happy Birthday, Harry.

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11 Responses to Quatro.

  1. Kyla says:

    Happy birthday to your little, big Hurricane.

  2. jjsmith says:

    So sweet Laura. Happy Birthday Harry. We'd love to see y'all…come visit! I want to introduce our big guy to you too. :) xoxo

  3. AmandaCHansen says:

    Awesome. I now have the Sprout song in my head…Happy Happy Birthday to You, to You , to YOU!

  4. Barchbo says:

    Happy Birthday, Harry! It seems like just last week that I drove to see you for the first time! So glad your birthday has been full of love, joy, and cupcakes!

  5. James Mayes says:

    I love you Laura. I love you Harry.

  6. AHA says:

    I love you, too, Harry. And Laura, and James. The Mayes' ROCK!

  7. Isabel Kallman @AlphaMom says:

    soooo happy for you.

  8. mrs boo radley says:

    Cute kid. Happiest of birthdays to him.

  9. Design Mom says:

    Wonderful Harry! Four is my favorite. You will love it.

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  11. Katherine Center says:

    Shoooooooowee, he is so insanely cute! I knew this, of course. But seeing it all on a timeline is pretty crazy. Love these pictures…

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