Tuesday, 17 March 2009

Happy birthday Sarah!




22 years ago today I was in hospital, expecting the imminent arrival of baby number 3. At that time I had no idea that March 17th had any other significance. The first nurse who saw me asked if I was going to call my baby Patrick.




No, I replied, and wondered if Patrick was maybe her favourite name.



Time moved on, and it seemed every nurse was interested in what I was going to call my baby.



"How about Patricia, if it's a girl?"

No.



"Well, maybe just have Patrick as a middle name?"

No.



I wondered for ages why they were obsessing about these names - eventually of course I discovered that it's not *just* Sarah's birthday, but also St Patrick's Day!



I can hardly believe how much my babies have grown! (She's standing on a step, she's not really head and shoulders over her brothers...though the 6" heels do help!)

13 comments:

KnotOriginal said...

Have an amazing B-Day celebration Sarah!!!! It's great to finally "meet" the whole Nifty clan.

niftyknits said...

there's a mr nifty too, but he's shy!

Sarah! said...

Hahaha I can't believe these photos are on here for all eyes to see! Cheers mum lol! x x x x p.s. I hope you all know that my full name is actually Sarah Patrick, she gave in to the peer pressure. :)

springcolors said...

So nice to meet your family. happy birthday and happy St Patrick's day.

Sue said...

Happy Birthday Sarah! You are a beautiful young lady
(even if your middle name is "Patrick" LOL)

niftyknits said...

LOL patrick indeed!

Daisie said...

I just read this post and was wanting to say something along the lines of; "so glad you called her Sarah, Patrick's a stupid name for a girl!" but everyone else seems to have said something along those lines already so I'll just say happy birthday Sarah, have a good one!
xxx

chloejessica said...

Cute story! And great day for a bday! Im a Valentine baby! :)

Waterrose said...

Your children are adorable! Happy b'day!

Bigbluebed said...

Happy Birthday Sarah!!

Midnightcoiler said...

Lol! Heather, your "babies" are very cute! Happy Birthday Sarah Patrick. Doesn't that just sound like something our Nifty would do?!

finchbird said...

Such a lovely Birthday Post from a proud Mum! Happy Birthday Sarah!

pjlacasse.etsy.com said...

Happy Birthday Sarah, It's nice to meet your family!! Pam