Sunday, March 21, 2010

Please Say It Isn't So...

My first born child turned 8 last week!!! I can't believe that he is old enough to get baptized...which he did last Monday the 15th. We had to have his baptism the day after his birthday due to my parents being gone, and since they had a part on the program they kind of needed to be there:) I'm having a hard time wrapping my brain around the fact that it has been 8 years since he was in my belly, 8 years since I was anticipating his arrival, and 8 years since this little blond hair, blue eyed, boy changed my life forever. Here are just a few reasons why we love our Porter 'John' Wayne Martineau...
#1...His awesome laugh!
#2...His corky sense of humor...He's SUCH a tease!!
#3...His tender heart.
#4...His ridiculously long eye lashes!
#5...He's a straight 'A' student
#6...He LOVES to work with his dad!
#7...His love for learning!
#8...He accepts everyone!
Porter...We hope you know how much we love you! We are SOOOO grateful that our Heavenly Father trusted us enough to allow us to be your earthly parents. Thanks for making us laugh everyday!!! We will love you forever!!!
Porter and his Dad
Porter and I

Porter and Grandma Maude

Porter and Grandma & Grandpa Tenney
Porters Baptismal Program
Conducting: Bishop Uncle Tim Slade
Pianist: Aunt Melanie Tenney
Chorister: Aunt Jamilyn Slade

Opening Song: I Hope They Call Me On A Mission
Opening Prayer: Grandpa Tenney
Talk on Baptism: Grandma Tenney

Baptism of Porter by his Dad

Special Number: Cousin Carly Mallory
“I Know That My Savior Loves Me”
Talk on Holy Ghost: Mom
Confirmation of Porter by his Dad

Closing Song: When I Am Baptized
Closing Prayer: Cousin Trey Tenney
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Camille Parry said...

Wow, Your are getting old. An 8 year geez what an old fart!! Try having 3 OVER 8 years old and then tell me how old you feel.
Serioulsy though, congrats.
And by the way, you look FANTASTIC. What a hotty!!!
LOve ya!!

Marinda said...

I feel the same way about Tyra. It seems like we just took them on walks last summer in strollers. He is so cute and so sweet.

Jacob and Sheena Lee said...

No way is that sweet boy 8! My goodness! I am so happy for you guys! What a blessing!

Shawna said...

Wish we could have been there. We're happy for them, and yes time does fly!

beau.shaunalee said...

Happy Birthday Porter! I can't believe he is already eight either...have I been married for eight years? oh my. I'm going to go snuggle my babies!! ha. Congratulations Porter on being baptized! luv ya tiff!

Ginger.... said...

Wow 8 years! Thats such a big number! A good one though :)
Happy B-day Porter!

Deni said...

Congratulations Porter. Being baptized is so special. You are a lucky young man to have such amazing parents. Take good care of them.