Happy 6th Birthday, James

balloonsAm I really the proud father of a six year old? Time flies when you're having fun, and James has made these past six years more fun than a barrel of monkeys at Monster Jam.

It's fitting James turns six on the day of the NFL playoffs because I was preparing to watch the Rams and Packers when I got the call to haul my ass to Women's College Hospital. It was January 20, 2002, and I had no idea what to expect from fatherhood. I've since learnt it's essentially one mind-blowing moment after another and that I have the greatest son on the planet.

<parentalgush>James is bright, inquisitive, sweet, a good brother, an amazing son, full of spirit with passion in the belly. He's naturally kind and generous, careful never to hurt a fly and a very hard worker. In other words, James is all the best parts of his parents in one adorable package. He's already a far cooler dude than his old man and I love him to death.</parentalgush>

Here's the best of James' first six years. Happy 6th Birthday, son!

JR3 Mike and James james092702-3 James october30-2004-james2 Family Portrait James at Skydome august31-2005-bc24 James James Love James Taryn and James Go Leafs Go


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Grandma Boon

James has made my life as full as any grandchild could make his grandmother's life. I love him to death and can't imagine a day that he doesn't amaze me. Our phone calls in the evenings make my night. Thank you James for making grandma the proudest of proud. Happy 6th Birthday!

January 20, 2008 @ 10:47 AM

james edgar

Happy Birthday James! BTW GREAT name!

James

January 20, 2008 @ 3:57 PM

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