We knew that Daniel had been loved, and loved well, during his time here.
And today that was confirmed in our minds even more.
We went for a quick tour of campus...so wonderful to see some little faces again...and then spent the rest of the morning hours in the "big-kid" preschool. At the end, my crew pitched in with clean up and then were invited to sit at the table along with the children for snack.
A birthday cake box was placed upon the table and Daniel began asking whose birthday was going to be celebrated. Just check out his face when the crown was placed upon the guest of honor's head...
...he nearly couldn't believe his eyes and ears that the birthday celebration was solely for him.
The August birthdays had already been celebrated, but time was taken today to celebrate my little guy.
They had arrived for a visit...to see to hear and to put their arms around the little boy they loved so well when he was here. They marveled at how much he had grown.
They were amazed by how agile he has become as he ran by them.
They delighted in listening to him ramble on, even if it was in a language they didn't comprehend.
But mostly, they smiled as they hugged him.
|She shared with me audio recordings she had of him when he was first learning to talk.|