Monday, February 14, 2011

Life with Our Girl

Usually this blog is filled with stories about our family from the point of view of "Our Girl". Today we are taking over her blog so that we can tell you why she is so special to us.

Our first Valentine's Day together you cooked dinner for me. It was a candle lit dinner with Dijon Chicken, wild rice and heart shaped jell-o. It was the first time I had had rice. Over the years I have tried so many new foods thanks to you. Everything from brats to potatoes. Most of my favorite foods are ones that I never would have tried if I hadn't met you.

Shortly after we started dating I messed up my back. I wasn't able to do anything except lay around. Most girls would have been bored or given up on me, but not you. You would always stop by and stood by my side. You even got everyone together for my birth day.

Looking back at all the past Valentine's day cards I realize you have always tried to give me what I wanted. I have a Lamborghini and a monkey because of you. You always do the little things that make me feel special.

When we were first dating we would always take pictures of the two of us. They were the ones we took of ourselves while holding out the camera. Now all of our pictures feature three little guys who are not so little. Those three boys love you sooo much. I love the way that each of them looks at you.

Drew is our oldest but he is still our baby. He loves getting to stay up late and being included on some of the grown up things that we let him do, but at bedtime each night he still wants you to tuck him in. When he hugs you I can still see the baby in him. He also loves doing things for you. Watching him pick out presents for you is such a joy. He ponders over every detail because when it is for you it has to be just right.

Noah has the biggest heart I have ever seen in a kid. He and you share a special bond and love for cats. I used to think that being your cat would be the easiest life on the planet but Noah gives you some competition. He is stating to grow in so many regards, but he is still our little Noah. I love seeing him nestle up against you on the couch. He truly loves his family and puts the his brothers before himself. That is something I know he got from his mom.

Then there is Aiden. He is non-stop boy unless he can sit and cuddle with mom. The way he looks at you is amazing. His big brown eyes just stare at you in pure amazement. It is as though the sight of you takes him to some fairy tale land. He really would marry you if he could. I love the way he has to be touching you at all times. Watching him play with your hair an the comfort it gives him is something special. The way he comes in and falls asleep in our bed every morning making sure he can hold you is fun to watch.

Kelly you are absolutely the love of our lives. You make each one of your boys who they are. You make us each better and we love you for it. Happy Valentine's Day from your boys.


Kelly said...

My four guys DO spoil me rotten and I am so lucky to be loved so completely by them. I know I'll always be Todd's girl but someday I will probably be replaced in te boys' eyes with girlfriends and wives. I'm enjoying being the #1 girl as long as I can. I don't know what I did to get so lucky but I do know I love these guys with all of my heart.

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Deb said...

How sweet, Todd! Great post. Enjoy your Valentine's Day, Kelly! :)

Jessica said...

Oh my gosh! This just made me cry at work. How awesome! Kelly you are so loved!

Kat said...

Awww. This is just the SWEETEST. Makes me bawl.

Happy Valentine's Day. :)

Patti S. said... are a lucky girl with four very lucky guys. :)

Paulette said...

Todd-you are all we could have asked for to share a life with Kelly..this blog was so sweet. And I do know how her boys all love her.Happy Valentines day to you all

Aunt Cindy said...

what a wonderful amazing post. How could anyone read it and NOT get teary eyed? It is something truly special to be treasured by your husband and it is obvious Todd loves you more and more each and every year. There is also something truly special to be the ONLY Girl in your 4 special guys lives....You are truly blessed.

Jan said...

Such a sweet post. I think you are both lucky to have each other and your 3 boys.

Jer said...

I loved the post. How sweet and beautiful.

Amy said...

ok I think that's about the sweetest thing ever!