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Because She Needs to Know

posted by Ryan

Kelly does most of the writing around this blog, but I make the occasional appearance when I feel I have something to add.

For those of you who are lucky enough to know Kelly personally you already know all the things I am about to write. For everyone else, this is who Kelly is plain and simple. As I type this, Bennett is banging on his crib (his way of calling for me to come get him). I don’t want to walk up those stairs to get him because that means my day officially begins. At full speed. I’m sure Kelly has these thoughts, and yet she does these little things every day. Sacrificing her needs because the needs of our two amazing children need to be met. I often wonder why God gave us such amazing children, but then I think to the root of that thought and realize that God gave me a strong, independent, loving, smart, funny, thoughtful, nurturing, beautiful woman that has been the one who has guided my children to the place they are. My kids are great because Kelly is who she is. God knew all this.

Looking back at these last 3 and a half years of children, I see a woman who has grown in so many ways. You took on a challenge that you didn’t know you could pull off. I know you doubt yourself. I know you have fears. I know you feel inadequate, but I want you to know that I could not have hand-picked a better woman to raise our children. God knew what he was doing and I thank Him for you I admire you. I want to be like you. I love you.

My time to shine...Ryan made me look pretty

My time to shine...Ryan made me look pretty

My time to shine...Ryan made me look pretty

17 Responses

Julie Nickerson says:

May 9, 2010 at 5:08 am

Awww….so sweet Ryan!

Happy Mother’s Day Kelly and every other mom out there! :)

sunshine b lewis says:

May 9, 2010 at 5:25 am

Ryan.. You do have a good woman! Happy Mother’s Day Kelly! Xo-

Christine says:

May 9, 2010 at 6:31 am

Ryan, you are so sweet and so lucky to have a wife like Kelly… but she’s just as lucky to have someone like you. Love you guys! And happy mother’s day, hot mama!! :) xoxoo

Amanda says:

May 9, 2010 at 7:23 am

Beautiful, Ryan! Happy Mother’s Day, Kelly!!!

Amy Martin says:

May 9, 2010 at 7:39 am

Way to give Kelly props! She’s awesome and deserves it! Happy Mother’s Day Kel… love you guys! :)

Amanda Brown says:

May 9, 2010 at 7:48 am

Beautiful! Happy Mother’s Day to a fellow bootylicious momma!

Christy says:

May 9, 2010 at 10:50 am

She is WONDERFUL! Happy Mother’s Day Kelly! Props to you Ryan for celebrating her! I can confidently say there is none out there like Kelly. That was beautiful Ryan!

Mandi says:

May 9, 2010 at 12:04 pm

Ryan, you made me cry! This was so beautiful. I’m so glad to have had the chance to get to know you guys, I really look up to both you. Happy Mother’s Day, Kelly :)

rae says:

May 9, 2010 at 1:28 pm

So beautiful Ryan! After hearing what a great time you two had with my son Nate and the “beauty” Sylvette, I can’t wait to officially meet you and Kelly. You are both amazing!!

Dan says:

May 9, 2010 at 1:56 pm

(Good Game)

joym says:

May 9, 2010 at 3:56 pm

SOOO SWEET! Happy Mother’s day Kel! You are such a beautiful woman inside and out and such an AMAZING mother! You inspire me! love you!

Ellen says:

May 9, 2010 at 6:13 pm

This is beautiful!!!

Kelly says:

May 9, 2010 at 6:15 pm

such loving words! you guys are an awesome example of being a team in marriage and building each other up! happy mother’s day Kelly!

Dikola says:

May 9, 2010 at 6:19 pm

That stirred a few little tears Ryan. Kelly too is blessed to be so appreciated and loved by you. I know I’ve told you this before, but thank you for loving my best friend so well.

Jenny says:

May 9, 2010 at 7:42 pm

Well Done Ryan! Happy Mother’s Day Kelly! It’s been a pleasure getting to know you. I agree with Joy, you are absolutely beautiful inside and out.

Alaina says:

May 10, 2010 at 7:07 pm

This is absolutely precious. You both are amazing!!!!

Bruce says:

May 19, 2010 at 4:11 am

(Good Game)

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