And just like that, he’s an official teenager. This kid who made me a mom, who can bring me to my tears alternately with frustration and a love so deep it sometimes hurts. He is such an amazing, unique soul that I struggle to find words to describe him.
I love this so much. He’s taller than me and VERY close to special-order shoe sizes
We celebrated by having his friends come over to swim and watch The Waterboy. Then they all played hide-and-seek and it was the thirteenist birthday ever.