This is the amazing story of our micro preemie, John Craig. He was born on November 30, 2005 at 24 weeks and 5 days gestation. He weighed 1 pound 8 ounces and was 12 inches long. John is a true miracle and an inspiration to all that meet him!
For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you a hope and a future.
Jeremiah 29.11

Monday, November 24, 2008

A Birthday To Remember!

We had a fabulous time at John's 3rd birthday party.....the weather was perfect , the pizza and cupcakes were delicious, and the company was the BEST!!!!!!



John thoroughly enjoyed his pizza......hmmmmm, and they said he'd never eat!

Who isn't happy after a belly full of pizza?


I think he's sad because he ate all of his pizza!!!!


John's 3rd birthday cake! Thanks Grams!


Happy Birthday to you, Happy birthday to you.....

Connor and Jamie in a deep conversation about police officers:):):)


Sarah and Vienna!

Corrie and Ciera!


All the kids LOVED their party favors.....John used his glow in the dark necklace as a drumstick...

.....and to stick in his nose and act like a walrus!!!

He was very intrigued by the dancing light show!

Daddy trying to warm his hands up!

Papa, Aunt Jean, and Grammy

Mommy, Daddy, Grams and Grandpa


I still cannot believe it has been 3 years since my little boy was born. It has been the hardest and the happiest 3 years of my life.....and I wouldn't change it for anything!

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7 comments:

Katie and Matt said...

It looks like an incredible birthday! Dudie...you out did yourself. But if anyone deserves it - it is your big boy. I can't believe it has been three years. I will never forget the day I first saw your little miracle. I am so proud of him...and you.

Love you.
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Jamie and Jill said...

Kate...and I'll never forget the day you arrived. It was on John's 8th day of life....and it was the hardest day of my life. I needed you there more than you'll ever know.

Aidan's mom said...

What wonderful pictures! And I loved the ones with the pizza stained face. He looks so big in those!

Congrats on 3 years! Year 3 has been SO much fun for me so far!

Happy Birthday John!

JaBLes Mommy said...

What a fun birthday party! It looks like John had the best time....and boy does he deserve it! What a blessing the past 3 years have been for all of you. I can't wait to see what the future has in store for John! He is truly an amazing little boy! Love you!

Sheri said...

WOW Happy Birthday! you truely have a beautiful family!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Kellars Mommy said...

Happy Birthday! It looks like it was wonderful!

twin power mommy said...

Happy Birthday to the big boy!

The cake was too cute, the cupcakes rock and John is such an amazing blessing from our Lord and Savior!