I’m a Mom to a 15-Year-old!

Birthday candles

So I’m officially a mom of a 15-year old. Well technically it won’t be until 10:17 pm.

How did that happen? It was just yesterday that I was holding him in my arms at the young age of 21.

I was a young mom but I definitely had the motherly instincts when it came to caring for my baby. Maybe it’s because I’ve always loved kids.

I remember vividly when I was in third grade, I mentioned to my teacher that I wanted to have my first baby at 21 and I wanted a boy because my family was filled with females.  She said yes Lisa that is very nice but you must go to college first then you can start a family.

And I did just that.

But who would’ve thought that my “dream” would actually come true?

Motherhood hasn’t been the easiest thing to handle. I can tell you plenty of stories where I have failed. I guess all parents do at one point or another.

I can honestly say that I have not been the greatest mother but at least I try. I have said many things that I am not too fond of but in reality I’m glad that my son knows his mother loves him dearly.

We even had the same pajamas!

He’s my first-born, my only son. He was and still is his father’s baby boy too.

With his mustache and very hairy legs (lol!), he’s no longer a baby but he will always be “my” baby.

Happy birthday son. May all your hopes and dreams come true!  Mama loves you!


  1. Aw! Happy birthday!! My baby’s b-day is tomorrow. Virgos!

  2. que sweet! you look fantastic with a newborn…. i hope to look that great when i have babies (which mami is finally asking me about!)

  3. Happy Birthday to your son! Wow, time passes by so quickly. I remember when he was just a boy. You have two men in the house now. 🙂

    Looking at that picture you haven’t changed much! It reminds me of the first picture I took with my daughter, we were about to leave the hospital. I was about to turn 21 when I had my first. I look at her now and I feel so old, lol.
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  4. That’s a beautiful pic! Absolutely gorgeous, and you have that “motherly glow” about you. Love this post. Short, but definitely sweet. 🙂
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  5. Happy Birthday!
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  6. Oh, how sweet is that picture! Happy Birthday to the Quinceañero!
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  7. awwwwwwwwwwww happy birthday! love the photo 🙂
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  8. Such a beautiful picture of the both of you! Happy Belated Birthday to you son! 🙂
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  9. Awww. That’s a wonderful photo of you two. (belated) Happy birthday to your son and congratulations to you for taking care of him these past 15 years. You deserve the greeting, too.
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  10. Beautiful! You, the baby, the story…

    We all fail miserably sometimes…but we keep trying.

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  11. That picture and story are really precious. Happy belated to your not so little boy.

  12. The picture is priceless! How time flies huh? Happy birthday to your baby boy!
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  13. Happy Birthday! You look beautiful in the picture. 🙂
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  14. Happy belated birthday to your son! I don’t think 21 is that young to have kids (although you look like you’re 12 in that photo!). I was already married and owned a house by the time I was 21. Kids came a couple of years later 😉
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  15. I love your photo. Happy birthday to your son!
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  16. Hi Lisa. Happy Birthday to you both!!! I used to think that I wanted to get married, and maybe have children at 30… but life decided otherwise and when I turned 21 I had two beautiful babies. Now, Eduardo is 31, and Morena is 30… and yes, they will be my babies forever.

  17. Aww! Happy Birthday to your big boy! You are a great mom!
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