That little boy has grown to be an amazing kid that I'm so proud I can say is mine. Of course he's not perfect and we do have those teen moments, but he really is just a great kid. He's very mature for his age and his sense of humor is totally kickin'. Davy can quote movie lines/comedians with spot on perfection. He is a true joy to have.
He can't seem to keep his hands off his little brother, and I know Gabe asks for it a lot, but I love to see when they are laughing together and having fun. They read through those Diary of a Wimpy Kid books (Davy reads aloud & they all laugh hysterically) and it is like music to my ears. Nobody's fighting, they're getting along, and READING!!!
He has requested the Japanese steakhouse for his birthday meal and with $ being tight, I will be enjoying some one on one time with my firstborn this evening.
I said before that he's mature. He's always been around adults, his entire life. I think his dad and I forget sometimes that he is still a kid. We have put expectations on him before that were unreasonable because in so many ways he seems like a small adult.
So today, I'm probably gonna laugh like a hyena at burping and other crudeness and just let my 13 year old be 13. I'm looking forward to it.
I'll be an adult tomorrow.
This post is linked up over at Things I love Thursday