Wednesday, December 1, 2010

My big 4 year old!

Max woke up this morning and said, "Yay, now I'm a full grown donkey boy!" I have no idea what this means, but he's a funny kid, with a great smile and sense of humor to match. He's still small, but seems to have sprouted the last month or so, requiring all new pants to wear. I love that he has nicknames for everyone: Myles is Foo Foo, Maddie is Sissy, Dan is Dan Dickens. Too cute. LOUD, but very sweet and endearing. He still carries all his blankies around, and his favorite color - PINK! He is newly obsessed with Buzz Lightyear, hence the birthday costume. He was so thrilled, and kept on saying, "I'm an autobot!" I think he's confusing his characters :)
Seriously, this kid just lights up the room. He is so smart, funny, and loving. This time of year, with all of the Gotcha Days, Birthdays, and Holidays, my thoughts always turn to my boys' birthfamilies. Max is very aware of his birth mother, and wants so badly to meet her. When I look at him, I can't help but think of what she might look like. I always think of her as a petite woman with birght eyes and a stunning smile. I hope that she smiles often, and has some level of knowledge that her son is happy, amazing, and loves her from afar. I hope that someday I can be there when they meet.


Emily said...

Your Max Rup always makes me laugh, he is so clever and real! It's like, he can't help but really show how he is feeling, all the time. I love it! And thank you Kristy, for being so open and authentic with your connection to Max Rup's birth mother. This helps me on my journey in understanding how to relate to Asha's birth mother. Enjoy the special donkey boy birthday festivities!

Julie & Patrick said...

Happy Birthday Max Rup! I still have a very clear picture of him standing next to Devi in the crib the day we came for her. His curly hair and huge eyes made a lasting impression!

Love the buzz get up!


Peter and Nancy said...

Happy birthday, Max Rup! Anya Rashi really must stop saying "baby Rup" now that he's older than her. :o) He is such a handsome boy! I love all the donkey-boy autobot stuff . . . makes me miss my "little" boys now that they're 8 and 10!

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