august 6th: jackson day

06 August 2009

8 years ago today...i became a mom.

here are 8 things that i ♥ about you:
~you are the most compassionate child i've ever met.~
~ your laugh is contagious.~
~you love & trust jesus with ALL of your heart.~
~you are an AMAZING big brother.~
~you have eyelashes that make all the girls jealous.~
~ you are the biggest goofball EVER.~
~you have a dramatic flair that owns ANY room.~
~ you are SO talented, in SO many ways.

happy birthday jackson!!!
i ♥ you SO, SO much!!!

love mommy

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47 comments:

Blue is Bleu said...

Happy birthday to Jackson! The eyelashes part made me laugh because when my sisters first met my husband, they both exclaimed how nice his lashes were and that they were extremely envious!

Molly said...

Yay! Have a great birthday Jackson! Your sentiments are so sweet, Rachel! :)

Rachel said...

Awww... he's so cute! Did you show him this post?

Happy Birthday, Jackson! ☺

Jodi @ Simply This and That said...

Happy Happy Birthday !

Quilter Going Bananas said...

Happy birthday Jackson! I think he's
going to melt a lot of girls hearts when he's just a bit older! That smile is so adorable!

Mary Grace McNamara said...

Is there anything in the whole world better than being a mother? I think not! You have yourself one handsome young man there! Happy birthday to him and to the rest of the family...it really is a family celebration!

MGM

Purple Quilter Queen said...

Happy Birthday Jackson!!! You are one lucky kid to have such a great mom too. Have a great day! 8 is a very cool age. Jenn

Sarah said...

Awwwww...hope he has a great day!

LeKaQuilt said...

Have a great birthday Jackson!

Sherri said...

Happy Birthday to Jackson! And Rachel, you expressed it perfectly...the birthdays of our children are such wonderful days for Moms!

allsewnup said...

Happy Birthday Jackson!!

Carolyn*

audrey said...

Happy Birthday Jackson!!!!! Hope you have an awesome day!

Jackie said...

What a great age, Happy Birthday, Jackson!!

Katy said...

what a cutie!

Happy Birthday, lil man!

dotti white said...

Rachel...your son is very handsome! I know you are very proud of him! Please wish him a very special happy birthday from another of your blog buddies! You enjoy the day, too.....it belongs to both of you!

Stacey said...

aww happy birthday jackson!! hope you have a great day!!

Doris said...

I'm jealous of those eyelashes...

Happy Birthday to your big boy and congrats to you as his Mommy who's doing a fabuolous job, obviously!

Terriaw said...

What a great day to celebrate! Happy birthday to the big guy! Love your list, Rachel.

passingdowncrazy said...

Won't it be fun to see where God takes him?

V and Co. said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY KIDDO!!!!!

Dena said...

Happy 8th Birthday to a fellow lion. Mine was yesterday. Hope it filled with lots of love, excitement, and surprises!

Rebecca said...

Awww...happy birthday to your cutie boy! Aren't 8 yr olds great?! My daughter is 8 and it is really a fun age!

Greg said...

Happy Birthday Jackson!! Have an extra piece of cake for me! And don't forget the ice cream..

amylouwho said...

Happy Birthday!!

Sweet post! I hear you on the eyelashes. My kids got some too - but not from me, that's for certain.

Jan said...

Happy, Happy Birthday Jackson!!!! You are sooooooooo lucky to have your Mom and she's sooooooooo lucky to have you!!! Wishing you a day filled w/fun from start to finish and a bright, beautiful and healthy road ahead!!!

Patty said...

Happy Birthday Jackson!

Anonymous said...

The highest calling in life - raising the children the Lord's entrusted to us (J. Dobson) He's handsome and full of personality. Looks like your home is filled with joy! Happy Birthday Jackson - you have a very special mommy.

~Kate

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~Jess said...

Congrats and HAPPY BIRTHDAY!


(PS. I gave you an award over on my blog).

Heather said...

Happy Birthday to Jackson. What a cutie pie. Watch out for the girls, mom. :)

The Quilt Shoppe said...

Happy Birthday Jackson! You are a real cutie :)

Donna said...

Eight already! And you'll blink, Rachel, and he'll be eighteen! Believe me, I know. Happy Birthday, young man. You've got an awesome mama!

Jeanie said...

Happy Birthday Jackson. Hope you have a fun filled great day !

Theresa said...

8 year old little boys are just wonderful to have around!

Dawn said...

Happy Birthday Jackson!!

Sara said...

A very happy birthday to your sweet son!

Jacque. said...

Happy Birthday, Jackson! What a handsome dude you are! Lucky to have the mom you have, too.

Red Geranium Cottage said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY what a cutie.

Thimbleanna said...

Happy, Happy Birthday Jackson!

boysmum2 said...

Heart felt and gave me goosebumps. Motherhood is the greatest. Today is my baby brother birthday too, although he was 37!
I have the pleasure of a 6 birthday in a few weeks and that will celebrate 6 yrs of being a mum! Can't wait

The Quilt Buddy said...

So sweet! It makes me want to cry because tomorrow is my Little Person's 3rd birthday! Where does the time go? Can you figure that one out for us?

Congrats on Mommy-hood!

Happy Birthday Jackson!

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jaybird said...

how cute!! happy belated bday to jackson and my mommy!! how crazy that our families share 2 birthdays??

Miss Nancy said...

There is nothing like motherhood! Congrats to Mom on a fine young man. Happy Birthday, Jackson! Keep up the good work

Mrs Quilty said...

Add my Happy Birthday to Jackson! What an adorable boy! Congrats!

Mary on Lake Pulaski said...

Adorable!! Happy Birthday to Jackson.

Quilt Nut said...

hope he had a fabulous birthday!

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