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happy birthday, david!

July 4th | david, jewelry

it seems impossible, but david turns NINE today! nine years ago, this little boy came into our lives, turned everything upside down and changed us in beautiful ways.  he has taught us how to love and how to let go of pride. he’s taught us how things don’t always go the way you plan–and sometimes the harder road is so much better. so much more beautiful.

david, you are silly, determined, full of cuddles, naughty, adventurous and you’ve stolen my heart. i love you!

shop our silly monkey wall hanging–a portion of each sale goes to the cdls foundation. david was diagnosed with cdls when he was one day old and the foundation has been a huge support to us! click here to shop.

happy birthday, david!!

50 Responses

  1. Happy 9th Birthday. David!!

    Such sweet boy. we have seen pictures and stories about him

    Enjoy Birthday!

  2. Randi says:

    What a cute baby he was with all that hair! I love the way you talk about David and the life lessons that you share … children are such a blessing and they shape our character in ways we would never experience without them. Happy Birthday, David!

  3. denise says:

    happy 9th birthday, david!

    the bottom left pic of david is PRECIOUS. he still looks the same, and look at all that hair!

    happy celebrating!!

  4. Mallory says:

    Happy birthday David! How blessed you all are to have each other!

  5. Becky K. says:

    Happy Birthday, David! 9 years–what a meaningful milestone so worthy of celebration for everyone in your family! Blessings to each of you.

  6. Elizabeth says:

    Many years to David! Wishing all of God’s blessings on him – he is very precious.

  7. Barbara says:

    Happy birthday, David! I hope you all have a great day (:

  8. Joyful says:

    He’s so adorable. Happy Birthday, David!

  9. connie says:

    Happy Birthday David!

  10. Cathe Holden says:

    Happy Wonderful 9th Birthday David!!! Enjoy all the birthday fireworks today!

  11. Linda J. says:

    What an awesome day for a birthday party for a pretty special young man! We have two birthdays in July at our house and the parties are always a blast (literally!)

    Happy celebrating!

  12. Lisa,

    I didn’t remember that our sweet little boys were the same age and born just days apart. Blake was born on July 2nd and our world was turned upside down too….with beautiful blessings we could have never imagined.

    Happy birthday sweet David!

  13. Sarah-Anne says:

    happy birthday to your sweet miracle boy!!

  14. Renae says:

    Happy Birthday David… you are a true blessing, not only to your family, but to all of us.

  15. Charmaine says:

    ah David – congratulations on choosing the best Mommy and Dady for your soul – may you all be happy together for so many more years xxxx

  16. tammy says:

    happy, happy birthday, david!

  17. Kelly says:

    My oldest boy turns NINE today too! And he LOVES monkeys!
    From Garrett to David – Happy Birthday! Have a super fun day!
    And from one mama to another – I pray the Lord’s many blessings on you as you guide your boy through another year in Him!

  18. angie says:

    Happy Birthday, David!!! I hope it’s your BEST year yet!!

    Angie from Ohio

  19. Sharon says:

    You and yours are truly blessed!! May you all have a life full of many more wonderful celebrations
    God Bless,

  20. Kristi says:

    Birthday Blessings to you all! Enjoy your day, David!

  21. Happy Birthday, David! Hugs to you!

  22. Susan says:

    HAPPY happy happy happy happy happy happy happy happy birthday, silly David! (((Hugs))) to you and your family!

  23. aimee says:

    He looks like such a little lovebug! Every picture I see of him just melts my heart.

    Happy Birthday, David!!

  24. katiebee says:

    happy birthday david! i just wanna give you a little squeeze!



  25. Katie Snow says:

    Happy Happy Birthday! We celebrated a seventh here this weekend. Birthdays are so special. Sweet wishes to that little man. What a special guy!

  26. angie says:

    Awww! Happy Birthday to David!
    Hope ya’ll had a nice 4th, as well! :)

  27. Destiny says:

    Happy Birthday, David!

    You were a cute, cute baby and now you’re a cute, cute 9 year old…

  28. Southern Gal says:

    Happy Birthday to David!

  29. Karen H says:

    Happy, Happy Birthday David!

  30. ashley says:

    happy happy birthday sweet boy, David!
    and happy day to you too momma!

  31. Melissa says:

    Happy Birthday David!!!! How special to be nine! We have a soon to be 9-year-old in our house too and it just doesn’t seem possible that the years have flown by so fast. I love the baby photo of david. All that gorgeous hair and he just looks like a cute, tiny little man. :) So sweet! Enjoy and celebrate!

  32. Melanie says:

    Happy birthday to sweet David! I can’t believe he’s 9 years old already. May God continue to bless your beautiful boy.

  33. Sheila says:

    Happy Birthday David! It sounds like you’re an awesome guy!

  34. Michele says:

    Happy Birthday, David! I loved this post. He’s precious!

  35. Sophie says:

    Perfect post! Happy Birthday! :)

  36. Kami says:

    Happy Birthday to your sweet boy!

  37. Kristy says:

    Happy 9th Birthday to David, and many blessings to your family. Love this post and the beautiful pictures :)

  38. Dawn says:

    He is beautiful, happy birthday! I love his baby picture, adorable.

  39. McKt says:

    Happy birthday to your sweet boy! Love your momma words, so much love.

  40. April O. says:

    Changing the world already; now that’s awesome!

    Happy Birthday to David!

  41. Meghan Hall says:

    He is precious and your love for him is so visible.

  42. kristen says:

    happy birthday to your precious, precious boy.

  43. clare says:

    how heart meltingly gorgeous, happy birthday xxxx

  44. Darlene says:

    Happy birthday, David!! :)

  45. tiffany day says:

    hi lisa,

    such sweet pictures – i am not surew which one is my fav; asleep on the cart (so dang cute); at the computer (priceless); the one wrapped up in the towel (too stinkin’ cute) or the sweet ones with you and/or Steve – you capture such love in all your pictures.

    happy birthday to David – may his year be blessed beyond measure!


  46. Allegra says:

    Happy Birthday, David!
    Happy Birth day Mama!
    Happy & incredible family to you all! :)

  47. Liza says:

    Happy Birthday sweet boy .

  48. FoxyMomma says:

    happy belated birthday, david!! hope it was wonderful!

  49. leslie says:

    happy belated birthday, david!
    your smile is contagious, and i am sure it brightens many hearts!
    p.s. nine is GREAT!

  50. happy (belated) b’day to david!

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