S: Michael's Birthday Book 2012. What a wonderful year it has been.
BC: Created for you with love by your Mama....
FC: Michael's Fourth Year in Pictures! 2012
1: Michael's Favorite things when he was 4. Food: Rigatoni, Rice Beans and Pancakes and sausage ( every morning) Cartoon: Olivia , Dino Dan, Max and Ruby Hobbies: T-ball league, Wii, Ipad Color: Rainbow Stuffed Animal: Teddy ( a stuffed ghost) Music: Black Eyed Peas, Fresh Beat Band Hang Outs: Mouse's house. Michael developed an imaginary house where he makes all the rules:) His friend the mouse lives there Loves: School, Wii, and Mommy What he wants to be : Doctor Candy: M and M's This year Nala joined our family, Michael was so happy! We also moved to 5th Ave. Michael was in Pre K , Teacher Miss King.
2: My Dearest Michael, My goodness what a year it has been! You have grown by leaps and bounds! You weigh 46 lbs and are 45 inches tall! It has been such an exciting year. You have learned to read! Mommy and you love to read our Clifford books, and you love to read Olivia. You have become such a funny guy! You make all our friends laugh and it has been my absolute pleasure to be your Mommy. Your imagination has soared this year, and you love to talk to yourself. You have a mouses house that you created , that you are allowed to do everything there you aren't allowed to do at home. It is so cute... everything starts out with , "well at my mouses house" Thank you for bringing back the imagination that I enjoyed so much as a child back to me:) This year we had to make an emergency visit back to NY in Feb. because grandma got sick. Grandma is fine now but it was cold! You loved playing in the snow with Danny and Patrick. Grandma and Grandpa came down here in Dec. and spent Christmas with us! You have been enjoying your time at school, and Grandma Rice has been teaching you all your prayers. Your daddy has been coaching your little league team. Your bring so much love to us... I love you baby boy.... Love Mommy.
3: Look how far he has come | May 2nd, 2007
4: Party at Aunt Brenn and Aunt Cheryl's Happy 4th Bday!
7: Michael made Mommy the coffee mug for Christmas. It was my best present ever!
9: Nala | Gr | Grandma VanName 1975 | School fundraiser
10: We spent Mothers Day at your school. You and Mommy had a great breakfast and then we decorated a cake together. You are my best Mothers day present ever.... I love you Michael. You are my WHOLE heart !
11: Your teacher Mrs. Loder Room Mom Mrs. Haffner Room Dad was your Daddy:)
12: Your daddy has always been your number one fan. Daddy has been your room daddy at school, he has coached every sport you have played, and most of all, he loves you with all his heart.
14: and so it begins...... Dr. Rice...Needed in the Trauma Room! :0)
15: Michael, We have been blessed to be loved by so many people. People that may not be blood related but have and will love you for the rest of your life. You have made an amazing impact on people and you are only 4. My prayer is that you will continue to love with a pure innocent heart....
17: We spend every 4th of July at Aunt Brenda and Aunt Cheryl's. We have a big fireworks display. Aunt Brenn always makes her Sausages and Pepper , and I make my loaded baked potato salad...oh yeah and don't forget the Red Neck Caviar! Grandma Rice joins us too! You are scared of the fireworks:( But hopefully you will out grow that!
19: The best part of thanksgiving is cooking together... and of course eating afterwards! You loved the stuffing!
22: Grandma Rice Celebrated her 80th Birthday.
24: Michael plays for the PIRATES! You have so much fun Playing . Ok so I really wanted you to play for the Yankees but you can do that when you are playing MLB!