Big Guy is 12 today!!!

I know we all say it every can this be?  How can my baby be so big? And wow, here I am again, disbelieving my baby boy is 12 already.  Firmly in middle school, firmly in puberty, firmly starting his journey to independence.  And what an incredible pre-teen he is.  He is everything, more than I have ever hoped for and so firmly himself.  Griffin approaches life without hesitation and with a high level of confidence in his own strength and character that I hope will stay with him his whole life.  I feel unbelievably grateful to share this journey with my darling boy. 

Griffin's Birthday Interview

Age? 12
Grade?  6th

Your teachers this year? Ms. Belcher, Ms. Bailey, Ms. Coleman, Ms. Zeiba, Ms. Parsons, Ms. Thomison, Mr. Emerson, Ms. Russell, Ms. Wolfe, Mr. Watkins

What activities/sports/clubs were you involved in this year? Soccer, Swimming, Band, Super Saturdays, Beta Club

What pets do you have? Cookie, Lottie, Zed, Fish

What do you want to be when you grow up? A Lawyer or a Chemist

Where is one place you really want to go? the Caribbean

What is your favorite………….

o   Subject in school? Social Studies

o   Meal? Lasagna Soup

o   Fruit? Watermelon

o   Vegetable? Carrot

o   Dessert?  Fruit Pizza

o   Candy? Sour candies

o   Drink? Ale 8

o   Animal? Giraffe

o   Thing to do inside?  Video Games

o   Thing to do outside? Scooter

o   Kind of music? Hip Hop

o   Song? All Star

   Place we visited this year? Cape Cod

o   Chore around the house? NOOOONE!

o   Thing to do with Mama? Camping

o   Thing to do with Papa? Camping

o   Thing to do with Lucy?  Tickel-o-war....basically tormenting her!

o   T.V. show? Amazing World of Gumball

o   Movie? Star Wars

o   Toy? Playstation

o   Book? Michael Vey

o   Day of the week?  Saturday

o   Holiday? Christmas

o   Season? Summer

o   Piece of clothing? Fuzzy Robe

o   Sound? any sound that annoys my parents

o   Word? baloney

o   Smell?   fresh baked peanut butter cookies

o   Color? Red