He was born full of personality, and everything about him makes it shine through.

Showing some personality at 5 minutes old.
Showing some personality at 5 minutes old.

The first thing everyone notices are his cheeks.  And they are, I agree, adorably poke-able.  But what I love more is how he smile and giggles when I tickle him under those cheeks.  How his dark eyes twinkle and squinch up–a family trademark–as he grins and giggles while we play.

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And he loves to play.  And dance.  And sing.  He’s been bouncing to music since before he could crawl. He sings along to the Frozen soundtrack and Raffi.  Watching him bounce and wiggle, you can’t help but feel happy, too.

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This little boy.  He’s a walking, talking ray of sunshine.  I can’t imagine my life without him.