It was just over a year ago, around 11:30pm on March 3rd, when our daughter was born.
I remember walking in the rain with my sleeping son in a stroller. We headed to the birth house desperate to make it one time. I made it just as she was crowning. It felt as if they were waiting for me to arrive.
Then, and now, my wife is one of the strongest women I know. Bringing two amazing people into this world.
We’ve had a year to get to know our daughter. She makes everyday better. I’m so eager to see her grow. Seeing her smile when I arrive to pick her up from daycare makes my heart dance.
That she was born on Hina Matsuri (Girl’s Day/Doll Festival) here in Japan seems so appropriate as more and more of her charming, joyful personality comes out.
Thank you for choosing us little one. Happy birthday.
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