My Niece Is a Teen-ager!

by Dawn
(Southern California)

2 days old

2 days old

2 days old
The new teen (left), with her sister

This little one (not so little now) was born on my birthday 13 years ago. I'm also her godmother.

Since she became my birthday soul-sister, I have gotten to ride her party coat-tails!

Going to her celebrations has given me a second childhood.

We have enjoyed together trips to Disneyland, Knotts Berry Farm, Adventure City, choo-choo trains, bouncy jumps, cotton candy, lollipops, clowns, and roller-coasters.

But one of my most favorite times with her was on a non-birthday. She was just learning to ride her bike, and I was helping her.

She was finally getting it, and was able to follow me for about 2-feet without falling.

I was so excited, and yelled out, "You did it! Wanna try again."

She, with a big grin on her face, nodded excitedly and said, "Auntie, we have so much fun together!"

Yes, we do! Happy Birthday, Peyton!

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Nov 14, 2013
The Birthday Girl
by: Aunt Janine

Happy birthday, Peyton! I remember going to see you in the hospital the day you were born. You had a head full of red curly hair. You are just as cute now as you were then. I'm so glad to have you as my niece!

Nov 13, 2013
Happy Birthday Peyton
by: Grandma

What a wonderful age 13 is, no longer a child, but not yet an adult with adult responsibilities. Age 13 is the best time to just be you and have fun.

Peyton for such a young person you have great wisdom
ans sensibilites. Continue to be the sweet and darling person you are.

Love,
Grandma

Nov 13, 2013
Thank you
by: Peyton

Thanks Aunt Doe for adding this story, it really means a lot. Now I feel old!

Nov 13, 2013
Happy Birthday Peyton
by: Mom

Ii can't believe you are a teenager! The time has passed so rapidly. Aunt Doe's fondest memories are of birthdays and bike riding, and mine are from the years we'd snuggle and read books: Meghan, you and I. My youngest daughter is a Teen-ager!!!

Nov 12, 2013
Happy Birthday!
by: Uncle D

Can't believe you are a teenager now! I hope you have a wonderful day on your birthday & special memories. Happy Birthday, Uncle D.

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