Monday, July 21, 2008

Happy 8th Birthday!

Today (July 20th) was Brock Ji Hao's 8th birthday! As I prepared and decorated, I couldn't help but remember how, during the agonizing wait, I longed to have Brock here at home in time to celebrate his birthday. I am so thankful we were able to do just that!

Because Brielle's birthday is just three days before Brock's, he was able to watch all the pomp and circumstance related to Goodrich family birthdays. We explained to him that his birthday was just three days away, and that he would be turning eight years old. He seemed to understand and proceeded to point to Brielle's b-day signs, crepe paper, etc., stating "Ji Hao" with each point. He also held up eight fingers and repeated "eight" over and over. So, when his big day arrived, he was definitely ready!

I've been reading, reading, reading to Brock, and he has really taken a liking to Curious George. So, this Curious George Rides a Bike is quite appropriate for the occasion!
Just unveiled..........
(Do you think he likes it???)

When we went to pick out Brielle's cake, Brock saw the Cars cake and excitedly pointed to it and then to himself. Sooooo, Cars it was!

Happy 8th Birthday, sweet son!

We are honored and so very blessed to be able to share all your special days and moments... and forever!


Beverly said...

Oh Happy Birthday!! He has a lot of birthdays to make up for. Glad this one was so enjoyable. Love his big wide mouthed smile!!

Cindy said...

Happy Birthday, Brock Ji Hao!!

He looks SO happy!! I'm so glad he got a big boy bike!!

I've wanted to call and check-in on how you all are doing, but I know you're busy (and I did just talk to you last week).


Nikki said...

Happy Belated Birthday, Brock! We're thanking God for you in Wisconsin!