Dear Matthew (Boo Bear)
I would like to take today to thank you for teaching me the meaning of life. It all started with your first scream. I have never been more scared, happy, nervous, elated all in the same moment. I never knew how much I wanted and needed to be a mom until you came into our life. I still look at you and wonder how I got so lucky. What did we do that was so great to have a kid like you? There are habits you have that I do not understand but they are unique to you. I hope you lead the group, march to your own beat, love with your whole heart and grow into the man your dad is. I hope you know that I could kiss you all day and still not feel like I have kissed you enough. I hope you one day meet a girl who loves you almost as much as your Ma Ma. I am always proud of the person you are and how you treat others. We couldn’t have made a better son if we had a recipe. Happy 5th Birthday!