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The One Where My Baby Turned Four

Today, is my Pookah Bear Baby’s Birthday.

He is now four.

I remember the day he was born like yesterday. My water broke in Ross and I grabbed a towel off the shelf and walked up to the cash register to pay for it.  I  came home, cleaned up, cleaned the house, waited for my parents and brother to get there, ATE my Popeye’s chicken and then headed to the hospital( 6 hours later).  It was the night before Thanksgiving. Pookah didn’t want to come out and with a mother’s and a Labor and Delivery Nurse’s intuition, I knew that he wasn’t going to come out in the conventional way. What I didn’t expect was for it to be an all out emergency, running down the hall STAT delivery. My goodness!

He was so precious. And I was in love at first cry.

Now, four years later I am still in love with my precious baby.  His belly laugh, his dimple in the left cheek, his obsession with monster trucks and cars.  His  absolute love of pepperoni pizza, his obsession with cheese, and his willingness to cuddle with me at anytime.


Where did the time go?

So today, Happy Birthday to my Pookah Bear Baby. I can’t wait to see the adventures of your fourth year.

happy birthday pookah


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    Reginia {}
    November 26, 2013 at 6:35 am

    Happy Birthday Pookah. Wishing you a day filled with sweet treats and monster trucks.

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    November 26, 2013 at 8:51 am

    Happy birthday to him!

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    November 26, 2013 at 9:52 am

    Happy bday Sil. The 4th year will be awesome. Just don’t turn on the 4 year old sass like your future wife. It’s not cute lol

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    November 26, 2013 at 10:06 am

    Absolutely STUNNING photo! I need your skills!

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    November 26, 2013 at 10:40 am

    Awww happy 4th birthday Pookah! He’s definitely one of my favorite online kids 😉

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    November 26, 2013 at 11:06 am

    Happy Birthday Pookah!!!!

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    Chrishelle @ Cheer MamaDrama
    November 26, 2013 at 11:10 am

    Happy Birthday. Beautiful pic. Hold on, time does not slow down. My oldest is in college and I can remember the day of his birth like it was yesterday.

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    Lindsey @ Redhead Baby Mama
    November 26, 2013 at 11:55 am

    That is totally the way to do it. EAT, and then go to the hospital. My husband and I went for hibachi before we went in! LOTS of food!

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    November 26, 2013 at 12:02 pm

    Precious memories – they fly by so quickly. Soak up each moment, hug and kiss. Soon those chubby cheeks and slender arms take on the physique of a man – and your hugs for that baby boy have to change….

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    November 26, 2013 at 12:51 pm

    What a lovely story! Happy Birthday

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    November 26, 2013 at 2:20 pm

    Happy birthday to your boy! Doesn’t time fly? And oh, we have something in common, cause I heart pepperoni pizza too.

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    Jennifer (Savor)
    November 26, 2013 at 4:51 pm

    Happy ‘Birthing’ Day to you!

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    November 26, 2013 at 5:02 pm

    Happy birthday to your cutie! What a great pic!

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    Cam | Bibs & Baubles
    November 26, 2013 at 5:58 pm

    Happy Birthday to one of my favorite bloggy kiddos!!!

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    November 26, 2013 at 6:24 pm

    Happy birthday to the one who will always be your “baby,” even when he’s 40! 😉 Your story about your water breaking made me laugh out loud; I surely hope they allowed you to bypass the line when you paid for that towel! LOL

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    November 26, 2013 at 6:33 pm

    Happy Birthday, cutie!! Awesome picture!

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    Iiona V
    November 26, 2013 at 6:42 pm

    Happy Birthday Pookah! We share a birthday, I love this day… Granted I didn’t when I was younger because I always shared it with Thanksgiving 🙂

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    Krystyn @ Really, Are You Serious?
    November 26, 2013 at 7:26 pm

    Happy 4th birthday to your little man! What a scary entrance into the world!

    I love the picture with the candles.

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    November 26, 2013 at 8:04 pm

    How cute! My son just turned three in September, and I keep wondering where all the time has gone!!

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    November 26, 2013 at 8:28 pm

    I love that Monster Truck obsession. My son was the same way at his age. Happy birthday to your little boy!

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    November 26, 2013 at 8:36 pm

    happy birthday, little one!! also, i ADORE that photo. captures so much of the wonder of blowing candles out!

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    Cara @ Craftdictator
    November 26, 2013 at 8:50 pm

    AWW! He is just precious! Happy Birthday to him!

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    November 26, 2013 at 9:08 pm

    Happy Birthday!! What a sweet story. I hope he has an awesome day

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    Meghan @JaMonkey
    November 26, 2013 at 10:18 pm

    OMG I LOVE this picture! Frame this and Happy Birthday!

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    Dawn Lopez
    November 26, 2013 at 11:10 pm

    Awww this is so sweet! Time does so fly! Happy birthday to your baby!

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    Yolanda @Seeing It Their Way
    November 27, 2013 at 12:27 am

    This is an amazing shot of your super adorable son. Happy Birthday Pookah!!!

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    Shell Feis
    November 27, 2013 at 3:29 am

    Aww Happy Birthday to him!! He sounds like such a sweet boy.

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    November 27, 2013 at 10:05 am

    Happy Birthday! 4 is such an exciting age.

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    Karen Hartzell (@InTheKitchenKP)
    November 27, 2013 at 12:39 pm

    Where does the time go. My own sweet boy turns 5 a few days before Christmas. We couldn’t have asked for a better present that year.

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    Liz @ A Nut in a Nutshell
    November 27, 2013 at 5:31 pm

    Your love for your four year old baby is radiant and so beautiful.

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    Janeane Davis
    November 27, 2013 at 6:15 pm

    Happy birthday to your little baby. The time really does go by FAST!

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    November 27, 2013 at 6:55 pm

    Happy fourth birthday!!!

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    November 27, 2013 at 9:35 pm

    Aww happy belated birthday to your little man! This is an absolutely stunning photo! Great memory capture. Time does pass by rather quickly.

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    November 27, 2013 at 10:03 pm

    Adorable! Happy birthday to him!

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    The Pro Diva
    December 2, 2013 at 7:22 pm

    Wow! Is he 4 already! I feel like an old auntie! Happy Belated Birthday Pookah! The picture is HOT!

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      December 4, 2013 at 10:56 pm

      Thank you! It’s my favorite photo yet!

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