Monday, July 7, 2014

Nathan: Age 7


Seven years ago on a hot July morning, I waited patiently in all my pregnant glory for lunch.

I wasn't due until August, but certain surprises led to skipping that cheeseburger. Now, seven years later, the little baby who turned me into a mama has grown up to be the kid pictured. Nathan is one amazing human being. I'd like to take a pinch of credit for it, but I'm pretty sure he just came like that. He loves as hard as he worries about others, he's dedicated, he's determined, and he's 100% who he wants to be. He's generous, he's wise, he's talented, he's selfless, and he's himself. Nathan is the kind of person who lets you know there is still pure good left in the world. There is something special behind those brown eyes, and I'm honored to get to watch it unveil.

Happy Birthday to my baby son, born on 07-07-07, and seven years old today. In honor of his big day, I let him sit in the hot seat for a birthday interview. Enjoy his answers today {age six answers here for comparison}, and then check back for more birthday week fun! Happy Monday, y'all.

Birthday Interview: 20 Questions
  1. What is your name and how old are you?
    My name is Nathan and I'm seven.

  2. What is your favorite thing to do?
    Play on Dad's phone, and hug and kiss my family.

  3. What do you want to be when you grow up?
    A principal because principals can rule the school.

  4. What is your favorite food?
    Chocolate and quesadillas.

  5. What is your favorite TV show?
    Spongebob and Ninja Turtles.

  6. Who do you like to spend time with?
    My family because it makes me feel like I'm not alone.

  7. What do you do really well?
    I'm really good at doing school work.

  8. What makes you laugh?
    When someone tickles me, when my baby brother makes funny faces, and when Nora dances or spits.

  9. What is the best time of the day?
    Daytime because you get to play outside.

  10. What's your favorite thing to wear?
    T-shirts and flip flops and shorts.

  11. What are you afraid of?
    Spiders.

  12. Who is your best friend?
    Karly, Laney, Tyler, Owen and Nora.

  13. What's the best thing about your little brother?
  14. He always does funny stuff like copies other people and talks in hilarious voices.

  15. What's the best thing about your little sister?
  16. She loves when I play peek-a-boo. I taught her that, you know.

  17. What do you like to do with your parents?
    Spend time with them, play video games with them, and snuggle all the time.

  18. What do you love to learn about?
    Math, it's just fun to add and subtract numbers.

  19. Where do you like to go?
    Chuck E. Cheese's because there's lots of games and a big playground and PIZZA.

  20. What is your favorite book?
    I like chapter books like Animorphs, Magic Tree House, and Horrible Henry.

  21. What is your favorite movie?
    The Lego Movie.

  22. If you had one wish, what would it be?
    That my mom and dad would let me do everything I want to do, like stay up until 11:00.


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1 comment:

Nathan said...

Well, I think I got a little more "mature" over the past years. 😅😂👌