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Happy Birthday son - A mother’s letter to her son on his birthday

Updated on January 16, 2012

A mother’s letter to her son on his birthday

What a joy it is to see your children grow up and be everything that you dreamed for them to be.. This is my tribute to my wonderful son and sweet child.. no matter how old your son or daughter will ever be they shall always remain your child. That is one relationship that never changes with age or time. The Bible says children are gift of God. Oh how true it is.. I am ever grateful for my gifts to God who is the giver of all good gifts. What a year this has been and year of blessing in every way ..

I want to sing that song of praise, the song of joy that gushes form my heart..It isn't every day that you can write a letter to your son ... who lives under your roof.. so here I go...


Happy birthday son

One more year has passed us by,
You are a young man now!
Old enough to get your driver’s licence,
Maybe even drive the distance,
And yet I know for one,
That you are still just old enough to be my son.
What a blessing you have been, my child,
I can thank the Lord for this gift of love,
Every moment every day,
And still feel that I haven’t done enough.
I am so blessed, to have you in my life,
You have made it rich and beautiful.
I love our squabbles and crazy fights,
Meaningless as the would seem.
I love to see you walk the road,
of fulfillment of dreams.
I love to cook for you and see you do justice.
Is there a better sight to see
Than watch you have your fill. (LOL :)
{Mama you can’t do that, I hear you scream,
but it is true, and let truth be told, quiet freely :)}

Kevin | Source

How I love to tease you and make you really mad,
I love to see you all worked up and throw up a fit.
I like to taunt you and see your anger rise,
When you come charging back at me,
Demanding that I pay the price.
Oh what fun we've had all these years,
More like friends we’ve been.
I wonder how I will take it all,
When you decide to leave.
I braze myself to see that day,
But let me now enjoy,
Each moment as we have it now,
And let you be my boy.
I dream of the day when I’ll see you take,
The oath that Hippocrates did make,
Across the other shore.
Then you will be 'doc' to me,
And to all others you see.
I can see you walking down the hall of fame,
You have it in you, its your middle name.
Biochemistry and pharmacology,
I do not understand, for I am only me.
Anatomy and Physiology
Aren’t my subjects thankfully.
But I am glad that you can my son,
Master those and more,
Perhaps even neuro- surgery!
My waking dreams and my sleeping ones,
Surround your life, till my days are done,
Although your beginnings was small,
Being born premature ,
Your future shall be truly great,
To see, I cannot wait!!

Happy Birthday son ....
Lots ands lots of love from Mama


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      Theresa Ast 4 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia

      I know it was twenty months ago, but this was a lovely mother's letter to her beloved son. I know what you are feeling. I have three grown sons myself. Blessings.

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      sofs 5 years ago

      Minetonka Twin, It is true, my children are my life... I have very little ambition apart from seeing them do their best.. and my older one, Kevin is one after my own heart... Sometimes I wonder if it is right being so close to my children... but then I am a mother... Thanks for stopping by... hope all is well with you. God Bless.

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      Linda Rogers 5 years ago from Minnesota

      What a beautiful and touching tribute to your son. The love pours through your words. Kids are such a gift from God.

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      sofs 6 years ago

      Dorsi, that is so very sweet...writing to a 3 year old.. what a legacy he will find when he grows up and reads all that you write to him... I agree we need to tell our children more often how much they mean to us..My son was thrilled with this letter to him..he even shared it on FB page :) Telling our kids what they mean to us..brings out the best in them. thank you for your comment and sharing :) Have an awesome day!

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      Dorsi Diaz 6 years ago from The San Francisco Bay Area

      Absolutely beautiful! I can feel the love and pride that you have for your son. Yes they are a gift from God! I too write my grandson letters here at HubPages - he's only 3 but one day I imagine him reading these letters on HubPages!

      Very beautiful!!!

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      sofs 6 years ago

      @ jfay Thank you so much for stopping by to wish.. I appreciate that greatly :)

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      sofs 6 years ago

      @ Aloysius Thanks Bonnie, Kevin appreciates that very much :)

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      sofs 6 years ago

      @ Sandhya - thank you.. lol I don't want to call it sacrifice..just love would do fine :)

      But then I know for sure, very soon you would say that of your boys too.. Thanks once again, we miss you and the kids :)

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      jfay2011 6 years ago

      very poignant. great hub. happy birthday

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      Aloysius. A 6 years ago

      Dear Kevin,

      wishing you a very happy birthday, and many more happy days to come.

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      Sandhya 6 years ago

      Happy B'day Kevin Sorry For forgetting your...B'day,I really feel miserable. Sof's I liked the poem ,coming from a mother who has sacrificed all her desires and now her son brings all the pride.These are the moments which all mom's wants to treasure.........God Bless!

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      sofs 6 years ago

      Uma, Thank you... that is so sweet of you... Amen to those blessings.

      Happy Diwali to you... may this Diwali be the best yet for you and your family :). God Bless!

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      sofs 6 years ago

      Haha .. Kev, lol you need to leave those medical books alone and read some poetry.. I think your memory has become rusty :P

      How colorless will our relationship be without the fights and the appetite well that is the real you.. cookie monstah :)

      Thank you son, you are the best!! And I love you sooooo much :) ((((((((((((((hugs))))))))))))))))

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      sofs 6 years ago

      @ Bella Nina, I shall treasure your comment, thank you :)

      @ Ruby, Thank you sweetheart... it should be blessed me :)

      @ Rosemay, Thank you, We truly appreciate the good wishes :)

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      sofs 6 years ago

      @ treasureroy - thank you :) We so appreciate this :)

      @ Will star.. I was a just mom a few years ago.. but, that was no fun... he is such a darling that I can relax and have all the fun I can have with him.. I am determined to enjoy this relationship as much as I can. Thank you for the comment :) Have an awesome day!!

      @ Movie Master, Thank you for the wishes and the comment, Kevin appreciates it very much.

      @ Paradise, Thank you.. We appreciate your good wishes so much !!

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      Uma 6 years ago

      Happy Birthday Kevin! I'm so glad I didn't miss it this year.:) And Sofs, Kevin's presence here has brought tears of joy to my eyes. May God bless you and your family!

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      Kevin 6 years ago

      Thank you mama !! this is the best poem I've heard :) I've always told you you're a too cool poet :P And did you have to mention the fights? And my appetite? Still .. you are my best friend! :) Love you:)

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      Rosemary Sadler 6 years ago from Hawkes Bay - NewZealand

      A lovely tribute. Happy birthday to your son Kevin

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 6 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Your pride shines through your poetry, lucky you, lucky Kevin...Cheers

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      Bella Nina 6 years ago from USA

      So sweet from a loving mother. Happy birthday to your son, may his life be blessed.

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      Paradise7 6 years ago from Upstate New York

      Happy birthday to your wonderful son Kevin. You're a great parent.

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      Movie Master 6 years ago from United Kingdom

      Happy birthday Kevin, and thank you for sharing this wonderful letter of love and pride for your son.

      Best wishes MM

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      WillStarr 6 years ago from Phoenix, Arizona

      I never fought with my children. I was "Dad", the adult, and they were children. We kept it that way.

      Nice Hub.

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      treasureroy 6 years ago from Philippines

      The word tribute catch my attention..really mothers are our guide no matter how old or young we maybe...its just that i have no son nor daughter but my heart goes with the sentiment of a mother.. God Bless your child..