Friday, September 19, 2008

"Strong Will"


We named our son William before we met him. Both of our Grandfathers had that name and it seemed perfect for our little boy. I just now looked up the meaning of the name William and it means "Strong-willed warrior." I had to laugh at the strong-willed part because I couldn't think of a more fitting description for this child. Strong-willed, hard-headed, stubborn, William wants to do things his way a fair amount of the time. You might say, he is 2! Yes...he is 2 but there's more to it than just being a 2 year old behavior. I believe some of it is here to stay and really just part of who he is and his personality. When I think of the word "will" I think of someone who is determined or resolute. Considering all the changes that this little boy has gone through those personality traits will serve him quite well throughout his life. Tomorrow we will have been with little William for 2 months. Each of my children have helped me to grow in ways I never imagined, all different and all very loved. Always.

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Mom To Six said...

He is adorable!! I think that combined with his strong "will" there won't ever be a person that could resist him. :)

Blessings,

Ohilda

The Morris Family said...

...oh, I hear you. we tend to call them the "trying two's" around here. because they are not so terrible, but they can be trying on a parents patience as the child is trying to seek independence. love the blog change- and the name...is perfect!

Ashley said...

Great description of a name that is dear to me, too! Little William's strength and determination will serve him well. And with a smile like that....look out!

Your blog looks great, and you are playing one of my favorite songs.

Steffie B. said...

Life is good! ;) I am so happy for you.....have a great weekend.
Hugs,
Steffie

OH MY #6 said...

How lovely! I have a very important William in my life too! And, honestly my William suits that meaning too. but, also is the sweetest man on earth!

Have a great weekend my friend.

Lea
xo

redmaryjanes said...

I am glad that he is so strong. He's all boy, that's for sure. He has the warmest smile.
Eli is a strong-headed one too and very independent. But at the same time he has the warmest heart.

Life with JJ, Starr and Spice said...

Boy, could I relate to the part of your post discussing how you have grown in ways that you could have never imagined from all of yur children. I feel exactly the same way!

Will is so scrumptious!

Denise C said...

Happy 2 month "Forever Family anniversary!!!
He's is such a cute little fellow! His eyes are so precious...I just love the way they "smile" too...when he smiles!!
Just precious!
Sweet Blessings,
Denise

cougchick said...

strong Will indeed.

love the new blog look.

Gail said...

I love the new blogger name and their pictures in the header!
I need to add Abby's picture to my header.
Shame on me.

Will is adorable and strong and Grace is beauty.
Congratulations on 2 months.
I can't believe its been 2 months already!

 
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