A Letter to My Youngest

Luxe,

I sit here and reflect on your first year and feel so incredibly blessed to have you in my life. I know that your sister and Daddy would say the same thing. When Daddy and I named you Luxe, little did we know that you would resemble every facet of its meaning. I envisioned a blonde-haired, blue-eyed baby, but I believe God either honored our choice in creating your personality or inspired us to name you that for the little person He already knew you to be.

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Pardon the blurry mommy in this photo. It’s really hard to find a good photographer around here. (I only say that because it was Daddy. ;-))

 

Either way, you are a little bundle of perpetual light. You radiate sweetness. You convey feeling with just a look. Your little smile lights up a room. And even your skin seems to glow from a light within. What your big sister has in spunk, you have in charm.

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You are my cuddlebug baby. You don’t ever get enough hugs and kisses. More are always welcome and you give them as freely as you take. I love to watch you engage people. It’s intriguing to me how effortlessly you do it without words. I’ll never forget how funny it was that one of the college-age boys had you at a church function amidst about 8 of his peers and each one of them was putty in your hands. All it takes is that adorable smile and those eyes. Those captivating eyes.

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It’s your first birthday and, even though it sounds so cliché, I don’t know where the time went. I was with you every single day and that was the fastest year I’ve ever experienced. I wanted more time.

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You bring so much sunshine into our lives, Luxe.

 

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And I’m a privileged mother to have been blessed with a baby as sweet as you. Happy birthday, sweet girl.

Love,
Mommy

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3 thoughts on “A Letter to My Youngest

  1. Looks like she has had a blessed birthday! It always brings a smile to see her eyes start to twinkle you know the smile quickly comes!!! It is truly a blessing to see your girls and watch them grow!

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