Saturday, September 3, 2022

Happy birthday Cole!

Cole! I love you so much. I’m so excited for you to be in Europe for your 20th birthday! I already miss you though :)  I am so thankful to be your mom and get to fully experience all the special things about you. I love worshiping with you and seeing you praise God. I love how you go out of your way to make others feel included and important. I love how your mind never stops creating. I love our long conversations and processing sessions:) And I love how you love so well. You make life better for so many people. I’m so glad I’m one of them. I hope you have an incredible day! Happy birthday!

Thursday, August 18, 2022

Happy birthday Jenna

Jenna! You bring so much to my life. I’m so thankful for your friendship. I love that we can read each other’s sarcastic minds with a glance and that we have fun “dealing” with our Klaassen men’s quirky similarities. I love how you love my kids. And I love love really love that you became Evelyn’s mom. You make me laugh and you make me think and I adore you. I hope you have a wonderful day! I love you!


Wednesday, July 27, 2022


Happy birthday Tyler! I’m so thankful for you and I’ve loved watching you grow this year. Seeing you care so well for people in your community is so inspiring and fun. God gifted you with a personality that makes others feel important and loved and you use that gift so well.  The effort you put into relationships is so honoring to Him and to your friends and family. Thank you for blessing us. I love you so much and I hope you have a wonderful day!

Thursday, April 14, 2022

Happy 27th Garrett!


Garrett! I am so thankful for you and proud of you. You’re one of my favorite people to be around. Full of wisdom (or not, ya never know what might come out) and always making me laugh. I pray that your year is filled with great experiences in school and in life, that you always know how loved and valued you are, and that no thieves ever comes close to your very delicate eye. Happy birthday! I love you. 

Saturday, February 26, 2022

Happy birthday Riley!

My beautiful girl! You mean everything to me. The joy of getting to watch you grow into who you are has been such a gift. You inspire me in so many ways, more and more as the years pass. I’m amazed by your artistic talent and your gift for business. I love how you do things to make others feel special, like leaving sweet notes or treats.  I love that you are thoughtful and careful with your relationships and you create sweet moments. 21 is going to be a very special year for you, and I can’t wait! I love you so much. Happy birthday!

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Happy birthday David!

 Happy birthday to my favorite person in the world! I am loving this season we are in. I just feel so blessed to get to spend so much time with my best friend. Thank you for being my biggest supporter, for always serving me so sweetly, and for being such a man of integrity. I love my life with you! I hope you have a wonderful day. I love you more than you can ever know. 

Thursday, September 30, 2021

Happy bday ShayAnn!


Shaylin, I am so thankful for you! I don’t know how our family even survived without you. You bring so much love to us. I love how you make me laugh. I adore how you love my son and my whole family so well. I love watching you be an amazing new puppy mommy. Thank you for all you do to support me and the rest of us. The gift of YOU is way more than we deserve. I love you! Have a happy birthday ❤️

Friday, September 3, 2021

Happy birthday Cole!

Cole! I’m so happy to celebrate the day you were born :) You bring so much joy to my life. I’ve never met someone who cares so wonderfully for others. You always make people feel seen and loved and in doing that, you truly shine Jesus. Thank you for always being willing to serve and bless everyone who gets the gift of being in your life. Thank you for always being the life of the party, for always coming up with fun ideas, and for being a dreamer who makes me want to dream too. You’re the best. I love you so much! Happy birthday!